John A. Kinsella wrote:
> just bought 128 Mb flash (usb) card (keyring type job). (USB-007 via net
> - v good value).
> Works fine, mounts as a mass storage device.
>> Pre-formatted as vfat.
>> Is there any reason not to format as ext3? (Wierd firmware stuff???)
No unless you want to access the files from windos.
> Should I expect better i/o speeds?
no, but fat does have hot spots I understand,
which is bad for flash devices.
Pádraig Brady - http://www.pixelbeat.org
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USB storage devices
USB mass storage devices are mounted as virtual scsi devices.
Usually it can be mounted like:
mount /dev/sda1 /mount/point
If you have other scsi devices look in /proc/scsi to
see which scsi device to use.
You may find devlabel useful for helping with device consistency.
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