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#21 Smoke_Tetsu



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Posted 07 April 2006 - 11:55 PM

View Postbobbob, on April 7th 2006, 01:37 PM, said:


1. FAT is simple and old. It doesn't handle permissions or >4GB files, and it corrupts easily.
2. NTFS is not quite as old and has permissions, journaling, a more fault-taulerant design, and isn't related to Unix at all. OS9 of course will have 'problems when file sharing' because it can't read NTFS. OSX can't write NTFS. NTFS is the better choice in all ways except for sharing data with OSX.

FAT(32) also is less efficient in disk usage (i.e. cluster size) and fragments easier than NTFS.

I don't know where anyone would get the idea it has anything to do with Unix though.

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It's funny how the colors of the real world only seem really real when you viddy them on the screen.

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Slower and faster? I'm sorry to hear such good news?

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Posted 08 April 2006 - 10:07 AM

NTFS = (Windows) NT File System. There are several versions; it originated on Win NT.