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Re: How to set up the portable hard drive

> > On Sat, 03 Sep 2011 18:13:58 +0800, lina wrote:

> It's surprisingly cool, when I tried to mount it on another computer
> which is sid one,
> it works, I can copy and paste and also no problems create new folder.
> and the mount information is different:
> /dev/sdb1 on /media/FreeAgent GoFlex Drive type fuseblk
> (rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,blksize=4096,default_permissions)
> seems I don't need reformate?

That just means that NTFS support is already active/configured. If you use
this drive exclusively from Debian and in particular if you need it for
backups I would recommend to use a different filesystem such as ext3 or ext4.

Read the following wiki page for more information on NTFS

Wolodja <babilen@gmail.com>

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