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Difference between “bit-number” in filesystem and that in OS (like 32,64 bit)? [closed]

I encountered 2 terms ,"FAT32", a file system and "Windows Vista 32 bit". I found that the meaning of a 32 bit OS is that that the OS deals with data in chunks of minimum size 32 bits. I don't quite ...
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What is the Linux equivalent of FAT and how does it relate to block devices?

New to Linux and am having a tough time understanding some basic OS concepts. What is the Linux version of FAT, and how does it relate to these so-called "blocks" or block devices?
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FAT filesystem analysis tool

I have a dump a FAT file system. Is there a windows tool I can use to analyse it, including: Provide basic information (sector size etc.) Validate the file system, basic corruption checking Allow ...