On Monday 09 October 2006 18:43, Kevin Sanders wrote:
> On 9/26/06, Alistair Sutton <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > On 26/09/06, sanya <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > > Hello
> > >
> > > I have a problem with mounting big fat32 partition.
> >
> > I had a similar problem when trying to mount a 180G USB drive.
> >
> > Recompiling my kernel with the MSDOSFS_LARGE option allowed me to
> > mount the drive.
>
> I wonder why this isn't the default?

because support for this is not deemed stable in environments that have X 
number of files in the file system, where X is "a number i cannot remember 
right now, but its a lot more than i have or ever will have".

hundreds of thousands or more.

cheers,
jonathan
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