what kind of file system is Linux using?

Kenny Hitt kenny at hittsjunk.net
Fri Feb 11 13:28:41 EST 2005

Hi.  Linux can use several possible file systems.  Now days, the default
is usually ext3.  You should probably just leave the space you plan to
use for Linux as free space and let your Linux installer create the
partition and file system.

Hope this helps.

On Fri, Feb 11, 2005 at 11:19:10AM -0700, Ned wrote:
> Hi all,
> thank you for the answers on the putty question which was actually a windows question, but I mnew that some of you have delt with it, so ... it worked.
> Now I got deck talk express with a serial cable, and need to make a partition for Linux on my HD. What file system to use? fat32 or ntfs?
> How large should the partition be (ment only for the OS, no other data)?
> When I do partitioning, what's the next step I need to take?
> Many thanks!
> Ned
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