[HOW-TO]overcame 4GB fatx limitation here

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sabriel
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Post by sabriel » Fri Oct 21, 2005 7:11 pm

I get this error when I try to do the losetup
Xbox root # losetup /dev/loop/1 /mnt/fatx/f/part1di5
ioctl: LOOP_SET_FD: Device or resource busy
Any suggestions? Thanks.

johny69
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Post by johny69 » Sat Feb 03, 2007 12:07 pm

Hmmm I did everything in this guide and the raidone directory has only 500mb capacity at the end.... anybody can help?


nipchee
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Does this still work? Is there now a better way?

Post by nipchee » Tue Oct 23, 2007 1:38 pm

I have a non-native gentoox install on my F: drive.

After using "magic newfs" a couple of times, I've become frustrated because I have files that are greater than 4gb in size, and the 4gb loopback partitions don't cut the mustard.

The procedure outlined above in this topic was written in 2005... Since it's now 2007, I was wondering if this procedure is still current or if there's now a better way to overcome the 4gb fatx limitation?

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