Subject: Re: file system format for large, shared, removable USB disk
To: None <netbsd-users@NetBSD.org>
From: Michael Parson <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 09/02/2006 14:34:56
On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 03:26:41PM -0400, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
> I need to buy a large external hard drive that needs to work with both
> NetBSD 3.0.1 and Linux, read-write. What are good choices for the file
> system? Is our ext2 read-write support good enough? What is the largest
> file system I can create that way?
I've not tried ext2 under NetBSD, from what I've heard, it seems to do OK.
I have created multiple filesystems in excess of 1T with ext2 (and later
converted to ext3).