[Samba] VFAT filesystem and large files

Daniel O'Connor darius at dons.net.au
Sun Sep 23 00:07:35 GMT 2007

On Sun, 23 Sep 2007, t-wynnychenko at northwestern.edu wrote:
> At one point a year or so ago, i mounted a ext2 filesystem on a win2K
> machine. It did work. However, the reason I asked about VFAT is I
> wanted to have a USB drive that could be removed from the samba
> server and used on (pretty much) "any" windows/linux computer
> (without installing/modify the recipient computer).  VFAT gives me
> that (unfortunately).

Partition it in 2, put the driver on a small FAT partition and make the 
rest ext2 :)

Daniel O'Connor software and network engineer
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