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Filesystem suggestions

Post by dev86 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:00 pm

Hi everybody,

at first I have to say, you made a nice piece of software. While I was installing it on a vm, I realized that the system only supports FAT.
It would be nice if it could handle FAT32. Of course you can't implement NFTS because Microsoft wouldn't allow that for sure.

Also I tried to install the .NET Framework (2.0) which you put in the available Softwarelist. But each time I tried to install it, there appears an exception an the rollback starts.

greets

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Re: Filesystem suggestions

Post by gabrielilardi » Mon Jun 06, 2011 12:08 pm

Hi, ReactOS already supports FAT32, FAT(16) supports partitions up to 2Gb only.

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Re: Filesystem suggestions

Post by dev86 » Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:24 pm

That's the point. At the install routine there was only the option of FAT and I thought that's FAT16.

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Re: Filesystem suggestions

Post by EmuandCo » Mon Jun 06, 2011 1:26 pm

Depending on the partition size you get a 12 16 or 32 bit fat format. Windows does the same. We will support ntfs in the future but first we will have ext2 support
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ReactOS is still in alpha stage, meaning it is not feature-complete and is recommended only for evaluation and testing purposes.

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