Obscure DOS question
lproven at gmail.com
Tue Mar 29 08:32:48 CST 2005
On Mon, 28 Mar 2005 15:48:14 -0800 (PST), Vintage Computer Festival
<vcf at siconic.com> wrote:
> MS-DOS 3.3 has a limit of 512 entries in the root directory. I have a
> need to put more than this.
It's not an MS-DOS limit, it's a FAT16 limit. Applies to all OSs using
FAT16. FAT32 supports unlimited entries in the root dir. You could use
MS-DOS 7.1, extracted from Win95OSR2 or later, or a recent version of
DR-DOS or maybe even FreeDOS.
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