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Ive a fat32 drive...when i save a file on it on linux . open it in windows the file is not visible...the space occupied by that file is also not accounted for...the vice versa is also true...any idea why??

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migrated from Dec 22 '09 at 11:31

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closed as off topic by quack quixote, Ivo Flipse Jan 21 '10 at 16:12

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This is a removable drive? Are you cleanly ejecting it on both OS's before opening it on the other? Stating which Linux distro and which Windows version would help to clarify the question a bit. – Helvick Dec 20 '09 at 14:22
close as no-longer-relevant: not followed up after migration. it's been a month, let it rest in piece. – quack quixote Jan 21 '10 at 12:23

Are you sure there is only the one filesystem on the drive? You're not mounting different filesystems in each OS...

Is this one specific file?

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