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DOS Partition size limits
« on: July 21, 2019, 09:30:53 AM »
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comparison_of_DOS_operating_systems#Technical_specifications

MS-DOS 3.31 (Nov 1987) raised the size limit to 512MB up from the previous limit of 32MB

MS-DOS 5.0 (Jun 1991) further raised that size limit to 2GB up from 512MB

Win95 OSR2 / MS-DOS 7.1 (Aug 1996) further raised that size limit to 124GB up from that 2GB