Thread: Support FAT32 is a waste of space
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Old January 6th, 2010, 02:45 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by founder View Post
Just right now about 25 thousand files, the disadvantage against NTSF ist about 300 MB.

But with more files, FAT32 makes a 7 GB SD-card out of my 8 GB SD-card because of the wasted space.
25 thousand files on an SD? huh?
With that much and a real need for it then surely you're using a proper file system on it such as ext2/3 and a real OS such as linux on the pc to handle that much?

I remember when big fat harddisks had to be partitioned no bigger than 32 megs. We thought that wasn't a problem, until we had disks bigger than that.

I take back my suggestion to use fat32. Use ext3.
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