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Re: Parted Bug: There are no possible configurations for this fat type

From: Andrew Clausen
Subject: Re: Parted Bug: There are no possible configurations for this fat type
Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2002 09:52:25 +1000
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On Wed, Jul 24, 2002 at 12:00:37PM +0200, Martin Steigerwald wrote:
> "There are no possible configurations for this fat type" (FAT16 the partition 
> used)

Strange.  Well, it's not possible for me to see what happened,
since you proceeded...

> I say "Ignore"... now comes:
> "Warning: Filesystem doesn't have expected size for Windows to like it. 
> Clustesize is 64K (536890031K expected), number of clusters is 60490 
> (1073938162 expected); size of FATs is 237 sectors (1 expected).
> I say "Ignore" again... parted offers me to convert the partition to FAT32 
> which I accept. And then it moves data and mount the partition again under 
> Linux and it seems to be okay.

I'm glad to hear it :)

> I did not yet test with Windows - and currently I do not really care - but 
> before my change this partition definately worked OK under Windows... so I am 
> not quite sure what the "doesn't have expected size message is all about".

Don't worry about that... it's a result of the previous message.
(Well, the problem causing the previous message)

> Some further info on my machine that might be useful. When you need anything 
> else, please tell me. I am on holidays from 26 July to 19 August 2002 and 
> will not be at this place where I can access this computer after 18:00 today 
> (24-7-2002). I hope this bug report is helpful.:

Ah, ok.


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