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Re: 8 GB Flash drive formatted at 3.7 GB



Tim wrote:
> There are drivers to read ext3 on Windows.  If you use both systems,
> you'll have to weigh up which is the most convenient.  Native file
> systems on Linux, which supports your normal permissions and ownership
> file details.  Or a pathetic-featured file system that can be easily
> read by many different systems.

File permissions are rarely useful on a removable disk that anyone can plug 
into their own computer where they are root. One exception is if you use it 
for backups, in which case ext3 on the removable disk preserves the 
permissions although it can't enforce them.

Björn Persson

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