On Wed, Apr 2, 2008 at 11:48 AM, Pádraig Brady <P at draigbrady.com> wrote:
> Brendan Kehoe wrote:
> > I've got an external disk which I've found myself using more and more as
> > backup storage. Using rsync to mirror my home directory, my Maildir,
> > and specific files off other systems. But, the habit is hard to
> > maintain because I have to turn it on to do it; using it so rarely, I
> > don't want to leave it turned on and spinning all the time for no real
> > reason.
>> Is it USB connected at the moment?
> If so your backup script could easily do:
> mount,backup,umount,spin down
Good info, I didn't know that MS artificially limit the size of fat32. now
I'm off to re-format my 80GB HDD in vfat...
I don't wish to limit my USB drive to just linux, OSX or windows.
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