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Re: Better ways to format USB disks (file fomats etc)



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Since I would only use this new HDD with my
> different computers running fedora  I thought I could use a more
> modern file system like ext3 or ext4. This would allow me to have
> larger files (and also maybe better performance). However, I would
> like to have the extremely high usability/minimal security of fat32
> (anyone who mounts the disk can read and write everything on the disk)
> and it seems that this is not possible using ext3/ext4. So I ended up
> using ntfs.....
> 
>

I have used luxs ext3 usb disks, on WinXP systems,
and was prompted for the password to use them.

Frank


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