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Re: DVD, XP and a 2 GB limit



on 5/04/2004 7:50 AM, David Collantes at david bus ucf edu wrote:

> On 5/4/2004 7:44 AM, TGS wrote:
>> IE might be the problem, but then I would not understand as to why I could
>> not FTP the file in the first place. I will try the other tools that you
>> suggested.
> 
> Actually, if you use Windows XP provided ftp client (ftp.exe), it will
> transfer it without problems. If you are using a FAT partition on your XP,
> then you might not be able to see files bigger than 2GB. I have never used
> FAT, I always go for NTFS.
> 

I tried that, but it did not work, and the drive is NTFS. That is why I was
puzzled. So ... I installed samba server, and now I am burning via the
mounted share.

>> As for the XP usage, alas it is my game machine, and the machine that has
>> one with a RW DVD drive. In fact, my Linux box does not have a DVD, CDROM,
>> or a floppy at all, and 99.44% of the time, one is not needed.
> 
> There is no shame on using Windows, no need to justify! :-)

Ha ha, I knew that there would be someone that would provide the required
grief about XP usage.

> 
> Cheers,



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