Why is NTFS better than FAT32? [closed]

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Should I use FAT or NTFS when using Windows XP as a KVM guest? [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 7 years ago. Improve this question I am installing 32-bit Windows XP as a KVM guest on CentOS 6. Should I be using FAT or NTFS filesystem and why? … Read more

Recover filesystem after resize FAT32 [closed]

Closed. This question is off-topic. It is not currently accepting answers. Want to improve this question? Update the question so it’s on-topic for Server Fault. Closed 3 years ago. Improve this question I recently resized one partition inside an LVM on my disk using gparted. No errors were given, but now the filesystem is corrupted … Read more

rsync with remote fat32

I’ve a script that syncs files between my server to my mobile via sshpass: sshpass -p password rsync -vrz source1 source2 -e ssh user@ip:dest using -vrz rsync everytime checks all files to mobile, using -vrz –update –modify-window=1 rsync doesn’t update newer files from server to mobile how are the correct options to use rsync with … Read more

Is there a mapping of USB Flash Drives to Fat32 / NTFS / Ex-Fat?

I am helping with documentation for a hardware product that is compatible with Fat32 Formatted USB sticks. Instead of saying “Fat32” and confusing users who may not be tech-savvy, we’d like to provide a list of compatible drives and brands. Rather than researching each product separately, we hope that there is a smaller set of … Read more

How can I add a usb device to a domain xml from an image file?

I don’t (repeat DONT) want to passthrough a physical usb device. I’m making a usb img file like so: dd if=/dev/null bs=1K of=/tmp/test_usb.img seek=2040 mkfs.vfat /tmp/test_usb.img I am then attempting to create the domain with the following xml: <disk type=”file” device=”disk”> <driver name=”qemu” type=”raw/> <source file=”/tmp/test_usb.img”/> <target dev=”sda” bus=”usb”/> </disk> Inside the windows guest, it … Read more

Protocol to mount fat32 network filesystem on Linux with ability to lock files ( not advisory locks )

I have a fat32 filesystem sitting on a NAS storage device (nslu2) that I need to mount on my Ubuntu system. I’ve tried Samba and NFS mounts, but both don’t seem to support proper locking. More specifically, I am unable to save files to the mounted drive through GNUcash, KeepassX etc, which makes the share … Read more