Why is FAT12's max file size so large?

by VortixDev   Last Updated May 12, 2018 13:01 PM

As I understand it, FAT32 has a file size limit of 2^32 - 1 bytes (~ 4 GiB) as it stores file size as a 32 bit integer. Why, then, is FAT12 not limited to a 2^12 - 1 byte (~ 4 KiB) file?



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