[maybe-ITP] gamin

Igor Peshansky pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Tue Jan 31 02:02:00 GMT 2006

On Mon, 30 Jan 2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Mon, Jan 30, 2006 at 08:29:05PM -0500, Igor Peshansky wrote:
> >On Mon, 30 Jan 2006, Yaakov S (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
> >>Possibly, but I only have NTFS drives at my disposal.
> >
> >Floppies are usually FAT.  How about using one?  :-)
> FAT but not FAT32.  There can be differences.

Good point.

> Can you format a floppy as FAT32?

According to <http://support.microsoft.com/?kbid=253774>, no:

	Floppy disks are formatted as FAT12, even if you have formatted
	your hard disk to FAT32. The utility, Format.com is prohibited
	from making a FAT32 file system on a floppy disk.

It should be possible to create a small partition for testing, but it's
probably much easier to do in VMware...
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