Using Ubuntu serving for windows - File system dilemma
Hello, I would like to use my ubuntu computer (2.2GHz Dual core Sempron, 2GB DDR2 RAM and a 500GB HDD) as a personal server, almost like a networked external HDD. I assume this means I need a file system that will work with both windows and Linux, ie: NTFS windows only ext2 & 3 linux only. I have been told that FAT32 is only going to work is my HDD is under 160GB. Can you confirm or deny this? Also I use a separate 80GB PATA HDD for the ubuntu installation, the 500GB is the one I need to be accessible under both windows and linux. If anyone can help that's great, also if you can think of any potential problems I may come across yell out.
Decided to go with FAT32, still want you opinions tho!! Also how do I set the HDDs permissions so that any computer plugged into it will have unrestricted access to the drive but no access to the 80GB HDD.
Last edited by Ark9; 06-01-2009 at 10:51 PM.