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Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] regarding bug name : -hda FAT:. limited to

From: Kevin Wolf
Subject: Re: [Qemu-block] [Qemu-devel] regarding bug name : -hda FAT:. limited to 504MBytes
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2017 11:10:52 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

Am 14.02.2017 um 23:24 hat Thomas Huth geschrieben:
> On 14.02.2017 22:38, Shubham Kumar wrote:
> > Since the problem seems like the used FAT-16 file system , 
> > Will it solve the problem if I change the code of  vvfat.c for FAT-32 file 
> > system to increase acceptable file size ?
> As far as I know, FAT16 can already support up to 4GB file systems, so
> that limitation to 504 MB must be something different.
> It's maybe best if you put the qemu-block mailing list on CC:, to get
> the attention of the block/disk expert, too. Maybe there's someone
> around who knows the vvfat code and its limitations and can give a good
> answer here...

None of the active developers know, or want to know, the vvfat code.

There is some FAT32 support there, but if you use it:

    fprintf(stderr, "Big fat greek warning: FAT32 has not been tested. "
                    "You are welcome to do so!\n");

So if you just want to play with it, go ahead. But if you care about
your data, maybe vvfat isn't the right tool anyway.


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