ReiserFS on external USB

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cyesergio
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ReiserFS on external USB

Post by cyesergio » Tue Feb 14, 2006 2:36 pm

Just wondering...is it possible to format and partion an external USB drive to ReiserFS (thus bypassing fatx limitations). I want to use the drive to store large downloads (torrent, usenet etc.) and share the drive with XP machines thru samba.
This way I don't have to go through all the trouble of converting my current E install to native, just for longer filenames.

Is this all possible?

ps: what are the commands to format and partition a disk?

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Post by cheesyboofs » Tue Feb 14, 2006 5:16 pm

ps: what are the commands to format and partition a disk?
These are covered in the Native tutorial, amongst others......
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Post by cyesergio » Tue Feb 14, 2006 9:59 pm

Ok...
But the rest of my question? That last bit was more of a (lazy) afterthought
Is it possible to do what I proposed?

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Post by orochi » Tue Feb 14, 2006 11:38 pm

mkreiserfs /dev/sda1 something like that, checkout the Gentoo manual at http://www.gentoo.org for exact commands

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