Posted on 1998-03-13
My question is, what are the compatibility issues concerning Fat32 (OSR2)? I recently
bought a 5.1gig WD hard drive and I reloaded the new drive from scratch using Fat32. I am
fairly convinced that after a few days of running the 'new' system, some of my files were
overwritten (intelimouse ver. 2 software disappeared, video became unstable). It would
seem to me that Fat32 and something on my computer are not co-operating.... is this
I run various virus scanners (thunderbyte, norton, and f-prot); I use Cleansweep3 as
well as FirstAid; I have a flatbed scanner that uses a single chip scsi card as it's interface;
I have a LiteOn IDE cdrom player; I use a Matrox Mystique video card. I made sure that
none of the 'int13' boxes were checked off in the device manager's properties for each
applicable piece of hardware. What gives??
Why is Fat32 unstable on my machine (intel pentium 166 mmx - sb chipset (not ultra dma
is possible with this chipset)? I am missing something in the setup of osr2 & fat32?
Also, if anyone knows a decent web site for this issue could you please let me know...