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Hi all, I am trying to download 7.1(4.3GB) DVD on Win.XP but at 4GB I get a "download Failed,not enough disk space" error.I download to a Linux folder in "My ...
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    Mandriva 7.1 download problem


    Hi all,
    I am trying to download 7.1(4.3GB) DVD on Win.XP but at 4GB I get a "download Failed,not enough disk space" error.I download to a Linux folder in "My Documents".My Win. partition has 32GB of free space.Does anyone have a solution for this?

    Thanks Frank

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    If it is a FAT partition that you are downloading to, there is a 4 GB filesize limit.

    Try downloading to an NTFS or Ext3 partition and you won't run into the limit.
    oz

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    ozar,you are right.I forgot I installed XP on an old fat-32 partition some 3 years ago.I know what to do from here.

    Thanks

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