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How to create several partitions on an external hard, recognizable by both windows and mac?

I have an external hard drive, which already has a bootable partition for a Snow Leopard installation disk, and a bootable partition for Mavericks, both created with Mac OS X and working fine in ...
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How make a ms-dos floppy .img

I'm trying to make a MS-DOS Floppy .img to use in virtualbox, but I don't know how... So far I tried: dd bs=512 count=2880 if=/dev/zero of=floppy.img or dd bs=1024 count=1440 if=/dev/zero ...
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Determining short filename from long file name on a FAT volume

I am building an SD card formatted as FAT to be used on a "legacy" computer with an SD card reader. The reader's firmware presents the filenames to the legacy computer just as they look on a Mac (i.e. ...
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Git on FAT does not diff symbolic links

I store my git repo on FAT formatted external disk to use it on Windows and on OSX simultaneously. It is well know that FAT has no symbolic links, hence symbolic links on OSX are being converted to ...