Subject: Re: file systems for large, removable drives?
To: Steven M. Bellovin <>
From: Carl Brewer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 05/27/2006 10:32:58
Carl Brewer wrote:
> Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> I'm contemplating adding a large, removable (USB) disk to some systems,
>> to hold (legal) MP3s.  The question is what file system to use.
>> I can clearly use FFS, but that's NetBSD-only; I couldn't share the drive
>> with a Windows box.  FAT32 is, as I recall, size-limited; certainly,
>> Windows won't even format a large partition that way.  NetBSD can't write
>> NTFS file systems.  Are there other options?
> There's an FFS driver for billgatesware around somewhere from memory.

yep, here it is