External drives

Neil Winchurst barnaby at drofle.co.uk
Mon Feb 21 11:13:14 UTC 2011

On Mon, 21 Feb 2011 05:40:35 -0500
FarSight Data Systems <msh at farsight-data.com> wrote:

> >
> > Thanks for that. I could reformat the drive I suppose. Which would be
> > better, NTFS or Ext4?
> >
> If you're backing up a Linux drive, use ext3 or ext4.  NTFS won't give you the 
> proper permissions.
> Mark
> -- 
Thanks, I had forgotten that. Yes it will be a Linux system to back up.
I haven't used Windows for many years.


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