question on formating USB Drive in Kubuntu

Freddy Martinez freddymartinez9 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 15 06:55:06 GMT 2007


Be warned that writing to NTFS not the most stable thing eve.

On 1/15/07, Donn <donn.ingle at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Monday 15 January 2007 02:06, Edmund Laugasson wrote:
> > > Ok I am slowly moving completely over to Linux on my laptop for work
> and
> > > need to run a bunch of Virtual Machines so I have an 120 gig USB 2.0
> > > drive that is currently formatted in NTFS.
> > > How do delete everything that is on it and format it to ext3 or a
> better
> > > filesystem for running such a large USB drive on?
>
> Search the Ubuntu forums with keywords like: format ext3 usb howto
> http://ubuntuforums.org/search.php
>
> Here is my own howto:
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=267869
>
>
> There are some very good ones on partitioning and NTFS Read/Write support.
>
> /d
>
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