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iPartition - Ok all good but...
Authored by: werikblack on Dec 01, '04 10:47:57AM

Why don't you just format your iPod with FAT32? I had an iPod I did this with for a while just so I could transfer files. Volume format arguments aside, it was more useful for me this way. To do this, back up your music files, if applicable, and use the Windows iPod utility to set your iPod to factory. This will make it useable as a disk on both Windows and Mac. If you need to boot from your iPod on a Mac (which I don't recommend since it's extra drive thrashing), just save yourself the hassle and spend $30 on a 256 MB USB flash drive (or $70 for a 1 GB).



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iPartition - Ok all good but...
Authored by: DavidRavenMoon on Dec 01, '04 01:00:02PM
Why don't you just format your iPod with FAT32?

Does a PC formatted iPod work with iTunes on a Mac? Apple implies it doesn't, or at the very least says it's not supported.

Also back to the original question... Apple seems to use a special formatting technique for the iPod to prevent owners from swapping hard drives to larger ones. I'd imagine trying to partition an iPod would render it non functioning.


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