Converting file system

David de Lama david.delama at
Wed Mar 4 13:35:04 GMT 2009

Hi @all!

I tested what happens with a file which is saved at a FAT32 partition and then this partition is converted to NTFS.
So first I transfered the file with rsync from the FAT32 partition to my Linux /home folder. Then I converted the FAT32 partition to NTFS.
After the convertation I transfered the file again to see what has changed (amount of data).
I was surprised!!!! Nothing has changed!!! rsync only transfered the checksums.

How can it be?
Are the files on another layer? So that the file system doen't affect the file?


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