Backing up Linux from Win2k3

Brandon Stout bms at
Fri Dec 8 20:02:02 MST 2006

Joe Crown wrote:
> Yes that's one article stating the FAT32 is limited to 4 GB file size.
> I think that is really funny though as FAT16 allowed up to 2 GB for
> the file size.  So that really wasn't much of an upgrade in that regard.

Fat16 has a 2g limit for an entire drive partition.  In pre-fat32 days,
a 2 gig file would take up the whole partition.  You'd have to have more
than one drive partition to do that since the OS, naturally, took up
some of the primary drive.

Brandon Stout

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