Different bevahiour by USB falsh drives formatted in ext3/4 and Windows' formats

Basil Chupin blchupin at iinet.net.au
Wed Oct 6 00:49:33 UTC 2010

On 06/10/2010 07:31, Dave Woyciesjes wrote:
> Basil Chupin wrote:
>> I noticed this for a while but after doing this today to confirm my
>> observations, I thought I would mention this because there was some
>> discussion recently about how to properly remove an USB flash disc from
>> Ubuntu (at least 10.04 which I am now using). The same applies, BTW, to
>> an external USB HD.

> 	Sorry to burst your bubble, Basil, but all of my FAT32 USB drive, and
> the 2 partition FAT32/NTFS USB HDD all have the Safely Remove option;
> which works correctly. On Ubuntu 10.4...
> 	Maybe you standing on your head?

Nope - it's reproducible. Tried it a few times before posting (as I 
already mentioned).


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