Validity of the CD size limit nowadays [Re: Features/ArchitectureSupport - changing what we build for]

Matthew Woehlke mw_triad at
Fri Feb 6 00:10:32 UTC 2009

Callum Lerwick wrote:
> Well, the biggest USB stick I have at the moment is 1gb, but this thread
> provided an excuse to order me an 8gb. I'm ready now. :) But keep in
> mind the FAT 4gb-1b limit. I'd happily format it NTFS if we could boot
> LiveUSB from NTFS. syslinux doesn't support this, but patches for GRUB
> apparently exist:

Why not format it ext2/3/4? ;-) That's what I did (and went on to use 
the same stick to install Cambridge on my Asus).

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