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Old 08-21-2005, 11:16 AM   #1
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multiple partitions question


i currently have 4 partitons, windows on one, swap on another,linux on a third, and the fourth is nothing. i would like to make the 4th partion a fat32 so i can share files back and fourth between windows and linux, but i cannot seem to partion the space in that format. is there a better way to do this since i must be going about this task in the worst or even impossible way?
 
Old 08-21-2005, 11:23 AM   #2
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You could format the partition using fdisk and then create a mount point for it on your Linux system. I am not sure if windows will auto detect the fat32 partition
 
Old 08-21-2005, 11:58 AM   #3
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when i format it, what format do i use? i am new to linux so mounting is a bit confusing
 
Old 08-21-2005, 12:25 PM   #4
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Read up on fdisk (man fdisk). There is an option to create fat32 partitionswhen using fdisk. You could also install qtparted if you don't like doing things in the command line. When you are done, search for "how to mount fat32 in linux" on this site or google.
 
  


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