Sorgelig wrote:There is no practical reason to use second partition with FAT32. You can simply use first partition with the same result plus you will be able to see in in windows (windows doesn't show more than one partition on removable storage).
So people claimed they can mount FAT32 volume under Amiga, but i'm skeptical about it. I know you can use fat95 with PCMCIA storage, but i never saw any guide how to use HDD with fat95... Would be good if Minimig will support PCMCIA. That would solve the importing problem. I've just posted this idea on Minimig repository, although i don't hope much..
Sorgelig wrote:try 7500MB and see if it will work.
I use 7000MB as second partition. On Minimig i use 1GB of HDF file as a primary boot HDD, and second SD partition as a second HDD. I use SFS for 7GB partition. Works good. Make sure you use quick format. Full format of big partitions may destroy the data.
bernouilli wrote:I doubt that creating more than one partition on the sdcard is a good choice. And I don't see how this would solve your problem of having a file greater than 4GB.
The best solution is to have a 4GB file for the whdload content. And if you need more, create a second one.
Sorgelig wrote:1) Although WinUAE can be used to transfer files to/from Amiga HDD, it's good to have the way to transfer WITHOUT WinUAE. If we will find the way to mount FAT32 partition inside Minimig core, then WinUAE won't be required. For mass import/export WinUAE is the best solution, while for couple files transfer would be better to make without WinUAE.
solskogen wrote:FS-UAE for Linux, OSX and Windows is quite good. amiberry/uae4arm-rpi if you have a Raspberry 2 or 3.
Newsdee wrote:They had trouble with a partition bigger than 4GB, so this gives them more storage without the hassle
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