Re: compatible FS between linux and windows
At Mon, 1 Sep 2003 13:19:38 +0200,
Christian Schoeller wrote:
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> On Mon, Sep 01, 2003 at 06:02:37AM -0400, email@example.com wrote:
> > On Sat, 30 Aug 2003, Christian Schoeller wrote:
> > > Kevin Mark <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> > > > CD ROM media -- iso9660 and udf fs are compatible.
> > > > (and floppies and usb thumbdrives)
> > >
> > > Concerning thumbdrives: this isn't a must. Still today there are
> > > USB-drives sold without *any* compatibility to other OS than Windows.
> > I guess I missed those. Can you site any example? (ones to avoid) In the
> > US? The Euro-Zone? ;-)
> Unfortunately I can't really tell you the name of such USB drives, but
> I know for sure that there are some because one year ago I had one of
> them. I brought it back to the shop and they refunded me the money, so
> I later bought a Jetflash USB drive. This one is compatible now with
> MacOS/Linux/Windows (I tried all three OS and it works perfectly).
Why should they be incompatible? Aren't they just stupid things
you plug into the usb port, like USB FDDs?