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Old 03-02-2009, 02:10 PM   #1
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Formatting Drive for Linux via Mac


Is there a way to format an external drive for Linux via a Mac? Want to push Smoke projects onto an external drive and would like to skip hassle of formatting it via the Smoke if I can.
 
Old 03-02-2009, 02:50 PM   #2
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You can do that with a live cd like Gparted, at least if it is a Mac - Intel.
 
Old 03-02-2009, 03:42 PM   #3
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Not really sure this is the right questions for here, this is a linux forum not a apple one but I'll answer this anyway. Disc Utility on Mac should be able to format to a "UNIX File System", This should work if you are wishing to format from the Mac. Not exactly certain what FS it formats to tho unfortantly. Alternatively "MS-DOS File System" I believe would work as that is essentially FAT.

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Old 03-03-2009, 12:50 PM   #4
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Formatting Drive for Linux via Mac

Thanks guys! Unfortunately, there is no option to format it for Linux through my Mac's Disc Utilities so I am trying Gparted. Here goes....
 
  


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