Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 5th Apr 2007 19:20 UTC, submitted by netpython
Windows Comparisons, conjecture, and controversy. Microsoft's new operating system is here, but is it ready for primetime? We spent 30 days with Windows Vista to see if it's worth the leap or if Microsoft should go back to the drawing board.
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RE[2]: Oh no
by stare on Thu 5th Apr 2007 21:34 UTC in reply to "RE: Oh no"
stare
Member since:
2005-07-06

taken from: http://www.schneier.com/blog/archives/2007/02/drm_in_windows.html
(that article also links to a few other sources on the subject)


This has absolutely nothing to do with the issue described in the article. The answer is: Vista uses latest UDF version (2.60) by default, which older OSes can't read without additional drivers. It's possible to select previous UDF version (for example 1.50 which is supported by default in Windows 2000) under the Live File System configuration dialog. Dunno why article author didn't do this, it works fine for me.

Edited 2007-04-05 21:37

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RE[3]: Oh no
by Xaero_Vincent on Fri 6th Apr 2007 18:02 in reply to "RE[2]: Oh no"
Xaero_Vincent Member since:
2006-08-18

Oh thanks for the explanation.

Yeah... I can see Linux is a little behind other OSes (even some of the BSDs and Zeta) when it comes to UDF specification support.

2.50 is the newest that is readable under Linux while 2.0 is the latest thast writable (1 GB Limit though). I'm going to ask the kernel devs when 2.60 read and write support might be available and when the 1 GB barrior might be removed.

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