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Author Topic: [EN] [Solved]Format for External Hard Drive  (Read 2805 times)

theblackpig

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[EN] [Solved]Format for External Hard Drive
« on: 2013/10/01, 21:35:46 »
Have an external hard drive that I want to use as backup ,whats the best to format it ? ext 4 or something else ?

timc

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RE: Format for External Hard Drive
« Reply #1 on: 2013/10/01, 22:10:58 »
ext4 will be fine if you're only using it for Linux. But if you want to share it with hosts running other OS's, you have to format it with something they can all use, such as fat32.

Tim

theblackpig

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RE: Format for External Hard Drive
« Reply #2 on: 2013/10/01, 22:29:25 »
Thanks