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Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 06:26 PM
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
I *did* request that the thread be renamed so...

I *did* request that the thread be renamed so that I might then delete all the other useless crap from the initial post... ;) :D

That's a pretty good idea, Stuart, but probably not worth the time...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 06:16 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by jimwhite Hey...

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Originally posted by jimwhite
Hey Elvis.... thanks for the intent ! I use ntfs, but I would never fault someone for doing otherwise when they feel motivated and/or justified
I appreciate...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 06:15 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by Dean Roddey All...

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Originally posted by Dean Roddey
All FAT users are communists, satanists, and probably have terrorist affiliations. I say to them, die, die die, you godless scum with your huge and suspect...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 05:44 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Feel free, Bob.

Feel free, Bob.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 05:07 PM
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by Valnar now that...

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Originally posted by Valnar
now that there are utilities to recover NTFS just as good (including NTFS for DOS, as you mentioned), there is no reason for the band-aid known as FAT32.
There...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 04:56 PM
Replies: 77
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by EricN Disabling...

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Originally posted by EricN
Disabling hibernation and virtual memory and redirecting precaching and temp files to a ramdisk eliminate almost all OS drive usage.
Cool stuff, EricN, but how...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 04:46 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by Valnar I stopped...

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Originally posted by Valnar
I stopped reading after commandment IV. Ya lost a little credibility there.

A mind is a terrible thing to close.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 04:45 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Very interesting indeed! I certainly wouldn't...

Very interesting indeed! I certainly wouldn't call it a "read only boot partition", but it's an intriguing idea.

Some time ago, I bought a couple of CompactFlash-to-IDE adapters with the idea of...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 04:10 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by EricN I run...

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Originally posted by EricN
I run HTPCs off read-only boot partitions
How in the hell is THAT possible? The registry has to be written to!

That nifty little trick ranks right up there...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 04:07 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by salsbst A...

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Originally posted by salsbst
A smattering of people who disagree:
http://www.pcguide.com/ref/hdd/file/ntfs/impl_Part.htm
http://forums.windrivers.com/archive/index.php/t-51117...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 02:41 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by chrisBassOMatic ...

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Originally posted by chrisBassOMatic
So you still have to jump through some hoops to create a boot cd.
It's really not that tough... http://www.bootdisk.com/nero.htm
BartPE is more...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 02:38 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by Salmoneous But...

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Originally posted by Salmoneous
But you did say they were for every computer. I wonder if that little comment isn't part of the reason for some of the blowback you are receiving when all...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 02:30 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by mshan Hi Elvis: ...

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Originally posted by mshan
Hi Elvis:

Can you comment on how cluster size affects performance?
4KB is clearly an optimal for cluster size, at least given most current/common processor...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 02:03 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by jarednoah Elvis,...

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Originally posted by jarednoah
Elvis, for the target audience like me, you have done me a great service by posting those commandments.
Considering all the abuse I've taken here, I...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 01:48 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by Salmoneous While...

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Originally posted by Salmoneous
While I think you list is good for most PC's, and is one possible approach for HTPC's, I strongly disagree with the notion everyone should follow your tips....
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 01:36 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by Vern Dias Ghost...

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Originally posted by Vern Dias
Ghost has supported writing to an NTFS partition since Ghost 2003.
That's very interesting. I use the Ghost Corporate Edition that was available at the same...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 01:31 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by mshan Can anyone...

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Originally posted by mshan
Can anyone explain how to determine optimal cluster size in a NTFS and FAT32 partition? What are the advantages of a smaller or larger cluster size?
Intel...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 01:06 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by dokworm There...

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Originally posted by dokworm
There are plenty of bootable options and recovery options for NTFS, and they have a lot more power to boot. If you think you can do a lot with DOS batch files,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 12:00 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by FrankS using...

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Originally posted by FrankS
using FAT32 over NTFS is only of use if you want backwards compatibility with DOS/Win16 apps.
Absolutely not true. There ARE advantages to using FAT32 and I've...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 11:48 AM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by Bill Paul my own...

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Originally posted by Bill Paul
my own operations are to have a single partition (C:), and let all programs install to the default directories they want. I found no benefit to installing...
Forum: CRT Projectors   08-20-2004, 12:25 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,432
Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by dokworm I...

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Originally posted by dokworm
I couldn't use a PC that couldn't handle a 9GB file....
Covered in the other thread.
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-20-2004, 12:21 AM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Thanks, but I've got it well covered. ...

Thanks, but I've got it well covered.

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Forum: CRT Projectors   08-19-2004, 08:32 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 1,432
Posted By ElvisIncognito
The post above has been expanded upon and posted...

The post above has been expanded upon and posted in the HTPC forum: http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showt...hreadid=436345 (http://www.avsforum.com/avs-vb/showthread.php?s=&threadid=436345)

For...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-19-2004, 08:21 PM
Replies: 103
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Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by mikecazzx I cant...

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Originally posted by mikecazzx
I cant see using FAT32 in this day and age - looks like we need some experts to chime in.
What am I, chopped liver?! I've got 15+ years experience in IT,...
Forum: Home Theater Computers   08-19-2004, 07:27 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 4,918
Posted By ElvisIncognito
Quote: Originally posted by mikecazzx I...

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Originally posted by mikecazzx
I agree on the readability issue of NTFS, but coming from a higher performance pro audio recording background...the idea was that NTFS could have smaller...
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