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Old 12-19-2010, 08:43 PM   #1
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Formatting external drives in ext4


I was thinking about reformatting my thumbdrives and external HDs from NTFS or FAT32 over to ext4. Anyone know if this could potentially cause any problems? They won't be used on a win machine.
 
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For external Hardrive it would be OK. You might wear out the pendrives though running a journaling file system though early.

Just from what I have read on the web though. /etc/fstab may have to be edited for ext4 as well maybe. I stick with Fat32 for simplicity reasons.
 
  


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