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Re: Lingua franca file system Linux-NetBSD-FreeBSD?
> > While it's probably quite OK to format a partition for FAT32 from Linux
> > (mkdosfs) or *BSD and then install FreeDOS, I think that, for a partition
> > where Linux is to be installed, it would be preferable to format said
> > partition from Linux rather than *BSD. I would be less fussy for a
> > nonbootable data partition.
> If it's for installing linux, probably. If it's just a data partition
> it probably doesn't matters.
> Note that linux will probably format it as ext3, not ext2, and there's
> no support for ext3 in NetBSD.
> Manuel Bouyer <bouyer%antioche.eu.org@localhost>
e2fsprogs? Required in Linux, available in pkgsrc and also FreeBSD ports.
ext3 is ext2 + journaling. So if NetBSD could read ext2, it ought to be able
to read ext3. Maybe writing to ext3 file system from NetBSD could cause the
journal to go out of sync?
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