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- Sat Mar 14, 2009 4:49 pm
- Forum: Regulars
- Topic: which FS to use for 16 GB USB-stick?
- Replies: 28
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vampirefo wrote:ext2 is ok but ext3 is better, but use what you like. From a windows comparison ext2 =fat32 , ext3=ntfs both will work. but not many windows run on fat32, nor do many linux run on ext2.
Ext2 is a FAR better FS than FAT32.
- Tue Mar 10, 2009 3:31 pm
- Forum: Tips&Tricks
- Topic: Dual Booting Linux and Windows using 2 Hard Disks
- Replies: 10
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I have had problems in the past with GRUB being able to boot PC-BSD and even a vanilla Debian install....along with other quirks (I have a small Windows XP install on sdc12 that had to be entered manually in the menu.lst also). Mepis 8-64 installed into my test partition for such and it booted every...
- Fri Mar 06, 2009 4:37 pm
- Forum: Regulars
- Topic: Format an external hard disk?
- Replies: 12
- Views: 2746
Format the Windows partition with Windows and use Mepis or Parted Magic (or your favorite tool) to do the partitioning first and then format what you need to with a Windows XP disk. Although I've not heard of problems with ntfs done with other operating systems it's generally given as a good idea. I...
- Fri Feb 06, 2009 4:14 pm
- Forum: Testimonials
- Topic: Testimonial to a dead distro
- Replies: 24
- Views: 5254
They also can be used (as a LiveCD) as a good tool for repairing. 3.3.1 will boot on a lot of older equipment. It was a '10' here. As is M7, and I believe M8 will be alongside them. My needs are pretty light so it easier for me to give a ten....