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Friday, 28 May 2010

iomega fat32 can't dealt with 4GB files

My Iomega 500 NAS was having trouble  deleting some .iso files even as root!  the fix was to use gparted to check the file system after unmounting it.

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<title>GParted Details</title>
<p>GParted 0.4.8</p>
<p>Libparted 1.8.8.git-dirty</p>
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<b>Check and repair file system (fat32) on /dev/sdb1</b>&nbsp;&nbsp;00:06:20&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;( SUCCESS )
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calibrate /dev/sdb1&nbsp;&nbsp;00:00:00&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;( SUCCESS )