Re: usb stick and ext3?
Ivar Rosquist wrote:
To the OP: I have quite a few USB sticks myself which I formatted
as ext2. I did not use ext3, because for my purposes (backups) it is not
really necessary. But, ext2 works beautifully.
I was thinking ext3 for the joureling. My backup sets are
about ~ 1 GB in size and are created by "dump". I was thinking
of filling the stick then deleting off the oldest to make room
(all in a bash script).
That said, why is it that you think ext2 would be better?
Please elucidate. (I want the best method!)
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