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    for dual-booters... finally!

    Code:
    mortos:/home/directhex# mkdir /tmp/testing
    mortos:/home/directhex# ntfs-3g /dev/sda5 /tmp/testing/
    mortos:/home/directhex# echo "testing" > /tmp/testing/ntfs.txt
    mortos:/home/directhex# cat /tmp/testing/ntfs.txt
    testing
    mortos:/home/directhex# umount /dev/sda5
    mortos:/home/directhex# ntfslabel /dev/sda5
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    bye fat32, we'll all miss you

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    People still use FAT32? I haven't used it since I got WinXP 4 odd years ago.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Bluecube
    People still use FAT32? I haven't used it since I got WinXP 4 odd years ago.
    people have been a bit stuck when needing a filesystem writable under both linux & windows - ntfs support has always been read-only on non-microsoft oses

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    aah! i didn't really get what you were meaning in your first post

    hopefully some NAS devices will get a software update so they can handle NTFS external devices.

    Unfortunitely FAT32 will stay with us for a long time yet, digital cameras, MP3 players, mobile phones all now need to ready 4gig memory cards so need FAT32 support.

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    I see now. My Linux skills are a fair bit rusty
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    bye fat32, we'll all miss you
    ha ha, made me laugh.

    Nice information. At last a solution.
    It is Inevitable.....


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    ooo nice, is this a stable release or still testing?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Raz316
    ooo nice, is this a stable release or still testing?
    "beta" at the moment

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    beta filesystems...... they worry me more than jackson been left with 10 year olds.

    But thats why the we have backups i guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheAnimus
    beta filesystems...... they worry me more than jackson been left with 10 year olds.

    But thats why the we have backups i guess.
    wouldn't have been an issue if the filesystem specs didn't have to be reverse-engineered, would it?

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    if <insert favourate OS filesystem> is so good then why didn't people write a filesystem driver for NT and just use that then?

    nah NTFS should of been more opened up, not just for competition but it would be nice to use it on ones digicam cards.
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    There are NT/2K/XP drivers for most of the *nix file systems...but these are beta drivers too

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    Have to admit I do like NTFS, both for the compression and security.

    But yeah, wish it was a little more open

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    I started writing one for ADFS once.... after about 15 hours and far too many trashed partitions i gave up. Writing filesystem i/o isn't easy, well i found FAT32 easy, even crammed it on a PIC16 (because the 18s didn't have USB).

    Filesytems are all well and good, but i think we should have almost a middle tear concept thats cross platform, WinFS god rest its sole, the concepts of such a filesystem should make it through one day, but it would be rather nifty if there was some abstraction. The dream of a SQL interface to files will one day happen..... one day.
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