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Hi,

I just want to add that we have no problems with reading and writing
fat32 formatted hard drives with rtems. Disks with 20G works without
any problems.

Peter

On Thu, 06 Feb 2003 14:40:39 +0100
Wolfram Wadepohl <W.Wadepohl at indumat.de> wrote:

> Hello,
> 
> we ran in some trouble with the dosfs and the patition table. the new 
> sandisk ata cards are pretty preformatted and work well until you have 
> the need to reformat. with a simple format under windows 2000 the w2k 
> desktop is quite happy, but the filesystem cannot be mounted under 
> rtems/dosfs.
> 
> unfortunately we cannot readout the partition tables from pccards, 
> neither with w98 nor nt/w2k. partition magic supports only BIOS hard 
> disks not card service devices.
> 
> there are the following questions:
> 
> a) what partition has to be created on the ata card (i think primary dos
> 
> fat16)?
> b) what creates a w2k format from disk maintenance / explorer? does it 
> change the partition table? does it create one if damaged or even not
> there? c) how to initialize pccard correctly for use by dosfs?
> 
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