Re: External USB drive Usable by both LS and Windows
> --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "andyfixman"I used the LS webinterface directly, it creates and formats one big
> <Andyfixman@h...> wrote:
> > What about using Partition Magic to partion part of an external
> > USB drive in EXT3, and part in NTFS?
> That would be fine except PM just creates the partition and marks it
> as an EXT3. It does not format it (i.e. install the file system)
> For that you would likely implore the Linkstation, which if you use
> the scripts driven by the web interface, would likely wipe the whole
> drive and start over again anyway, but it might be worth a try.
partition, just to make shure everything is as LS wants it to be,
because I wanted to use the LS backup-to-usb function (later, I
switched to RSYNC for backup). Then I used Partition Magic (any other
part-prog will do the job that can shrink empty partitions) on a XP
> Of course telnetting in, you could run the proper mke2mkfsWith my LS1(1.45_13), the USB drive is /dev/sda1 mounted as
> -j /dev/hda2 command yourself to do exactly what you want.
/mnt2/usbdisk1. That's why I used the web interface: No need to worry
about these things.