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Re: Formatting a partition for Windows XP

Tom Kuiper <tbhk@dsnra.jpl.nasa.gov> writes:

> The question is how? "mkfs -t hpfs" or "mkfs -t smb"?
> If I use hpfs, will it format correctly?  Will samba be able to export it?
> Will it be writable by a Windows client connected to the samba server?

It really doesn't matter what filesystem you make on the Linux box. As
long as Linux can read it, samba will be able to export it, and
depending on the access permissions, Windows client will be able to
write to it.

John L. Fjellstad
web: http://www.fjellstad.org/          Quis custodiet ipsos custodes

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