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I abuse computers to do bulk processing. Do Prolog and genetic programming that finds solutions in days rather than minutes. Blow power supplies and disk drives on a regular bases. Have four machines in a loosely coupled cluster


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comment Formatting : The volume is too big for FAT32
I have never tried to format a FAT32 partition via Linux but it is suppose to be possible according to Google. But as always run your disk tools, copy a whole bunch of files across. verify their CRC or MD5 or byte by byte compare. Defrag drive then compare files again. Let the User Beware.
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comment Formatting : The volume is too big for FAT32
At the time this question was answered it didn't do all the things that you say. But ultimately ,"all succumb to the might need for dollars".
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comment Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?
Thanks for the tip. That what makes sites like this excellent. I would have spent hours learning the package only to discover that it would not work. I will have to break down and write a program to solve this. Thanks to all contributors to this question
Apr
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comment Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?
Thanks. Will download and give the Home edition a try.
Apr
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comment Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?
@slhck Maybe I can use XML/XPATH. The xml structure is very simple with each line a subset of the group. So tool that deals in lines will also work.
Apr
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comment Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?
Do you know if this will deal with a 24 gig file.
Apr
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comment Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?
I have found that the versions of head and tail that I have for Windows will not work with Unicode files and won't deal with a file bigger than 4 gig. So I don't think that this would work.
Apr
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comment Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?
Not exactly. The file has around 18,066,980 lines in total. So I want the remainder of 18,066,980 - 16,000,000 lines.
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asked Delete sixteen million lines of an eighteen million line Unicode 24 Gig Windows XML file?
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comment distinguishing between motherboard problems or cpu failure
I would suggest you find a friend or a friend of a friend. Or even a friend of an enemy, who has done simple PC diagnostics and might have a few spare components floating around. If you know what you are doing you must test your mother board with another Power Supply and possibly with another CPU. While the PSU is simple to test. Plugging another CPU in is not. There are of course many speeds and socket types of CPU that make life difficult. So bottom line. Phone a friend to help.
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comment Wifi is slower than Ethernet cable connection?
Think this belongs superuser or systemfault. Not here
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revised Which takes more time: Shrinking or Expanding a partition in Windows 7?
Title is wrong
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suggested suggested edit on Which takes more time: Shrinking or Expanding a partition in Windows 7?