[Samba] VFAT filesystem and large files

Frank Van Damme frank.vandamme at gmail.com
Sun Sep 23 12:00:30 GMT 2007

On 9/23/07, Daniel O'Connor <darius at dons.net.au> wrote:
> On Sun, 23 Sep 2007, t-wynnychenko at northwestern.edu wrote:
> > I was trying to keep the USB drive as FAT so that I could easily move
> > it a Windows machine if necessary.
> >
> > anyway, i found the reference (i don't know why i was having trouble
> > last night) -
> You could put ext2/3 on it and use this in Windows ->
> http://www.fs-driver.org/
> I've never tested it though.

I did, and it works great (meaning I did not yet crash my system or
lose any data with it yet). It probably works a lot better then vfat
under Windows too (the fs is just faster). Permissions and ownership
obviously don't work though.

Frank Van Damme

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