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Re: Validity of the CD size limit nowadays [Re: Features/ArchitectureSupport - changing what we build for]



On Thu, Feb 05, 2009 at 18:10:32 -0600,
  Matthew Woehlke <mw_triad users sourceforge net> wrote:
> Callum Lerwick wrote:
>> Well, the biggest USB stick I have at the moment is 1gb, but this thread
>> provided an excuse to order me an 8gb. I'm ready now. :) But keep in
>> mind the FAT 4gb-1b limit. I'd happily format it NTFS if we could boot
>> LiveUSB from NTFS. syslinux doesn't support this, but patches for GRUB
>> apparently exist:
>
> Why not format it ext2/3/4? ;-) That's what I did (and went on to use  
> the same stick to install Cambridge on my Asus).

Because then it can't be used to transfer files to and from windows systems
without booting from it.


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