I'd be interested in learning why ext3 is a poor choice as well...
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From: "Adam Zion" <email@example.com>
To: "PLUG" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Friday, February 20, 2009 1:59:41 PM GMT -05:00 US/Canada Eastern
Subject: [PLUG] Final backup question, at least I hope so
Many thanks to PLUGgers for advice configuring my WD Elements 1 TB
drive for backup. I ended up getting it to work by creating a 1 GB
primary partition, and then a 1023 extended partition- then, it
allowed me to rsync the entire contents of my drive to the backup.
I chose to format the external disk as ext3, which I'm told isn't the
best file system to use for the drive. What file format would be
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