Partitioning for Dual Boot With Vista

jemcinto-cpI+UMyWUv+w5LPnMra/2Q at jemcinto-cpI+UMyWUv+w5LPnMra/2Q at
Mon Jul 28 20:35:07 UTC 2008

I have found that when I use FAT32 partitions, if the partition is larger
than 8 GB, then there are abrupt changes in cluster size at roughly powers
of 2.

For example, 32 GB, in FAT32, has an optimal size of 32781 MB. Increasing
the partition size by even one MB doubles the cluster size, and halves the
number of files which can be stored.

I have no idea whether this applies to NTFS.

James ('Jim') E. McIntosh
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