[ubuntu-users] Second of several questions
dvincent at sleepdeprived.ca
Thu Apr 3 15:01:56 UTC 2008
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> On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 6:12 AM, Ted Hilts <thilts at mcsnet.ca
> <mailto:thilts at mcsnet.ca>> wrote:
> My question is based on the above. What is the best Linux file system
> which would support the storing both Linux and Windows(95,98,XP)
> backups??? And....is there any real problem in moving files back and
> forth from one file system to a different file system as I am planning
> to do??? Have I missed something important???
> Mehmet Sümengen wrote:
>> I would suggest FAT32. Because you cannot see hard drives formatted in
>> Ext3 etc. under XP OS
>> Other people correct me please if I'm wrong.
That's what I resorted to to keep things simple. Remember FAT32 does
not journal so it is more vulnerable to power outages etc. Also
remember FAT32 has a 4gb file size limit so you can't keep anything
larger on there without breaking it up somehow.
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