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What is the best filesystem to use on an external hard drive? The hard drive will be used on both linux and windows, and I probably need something journaling due to the unreliable power supply here in Baghdad.
- Simple Hen
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If you have 32bit Windows XP I would recommend ext3. On Windows you can then use fs-driver, http://www.fs-driver.org/
However, ntfs could be a better choice with ntfs-3g. Just stay away from fat32.
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