[CentOS] Backup of large filesystems >500GB

Tue May 28 00:02:26 UTC 2013
Keith Keller <kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us>

On 2013-05-27, Mike Watson <mikew at crucis.net> wrote:
> I'll check again, maybe NTSF. It's a singlepartition 1TB HD so it can't
> be FAT32.

Unless you have a desperate need for this disk to be readable by
Windows, I would definitely make an ext3, ext4, or xfs filesystem on
that USB drive.  It is absolutely not worth the headache you'll have
trying to restore properly from NTFS or FAT??.


kkeller at wombat.san-francisco.ca.us