Origin of "partition" in storage devices

Grant Taylor cctalk at gtaylor.tnetconsulting.net
Mon Jan 31 16:24:55 CST 2022

On 1/31/22 2:43 PM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote:
> Partitions may have appeared in DOS/Windows for much the same reason; 
> with 32 KB clusters, FAT16 filesystems were limited to 2GB.

I think the same type of problem happened with the really old FAT-12 to 
FAT-16 conversion.

Wasn't FAT-12 limited to something near 31 MB?

Grant. . . .
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