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External HD Partitioning?

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#1 Guest_racerman_*

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 05:09 AM

Can I partition an external HDD in Linux? And will the external HDD work properly?
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#2 Guest_Jordan_*

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Posted 31 January 2009 - 01:40 PM

Yes, you can. Use gparted if you want a graphical partition manager. It will work fine. If you format it using EXT or a Linux/Unix filesystem type Windows will not be able to read/write to it. Keep that in mind.
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#3 najaubais

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Posted 01 February 2009 - 12:29 AM

I would like to know the simple proceedure of partitioning the Exrernal hard drive. Can anybody make that proceedure clear??
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#4 Guest_racerman_*

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Posted 02 February 2009 - 11:15 AM

Yeah, do I partition that as a normal internal HDD? I don't want to mess it up!
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#5 nadha

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 05:41 AM

I would love to know how to do the partition of External HDD. Inform me the procedures to make my experience sweet....
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#6 Guest_racerman_*

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Posted 05 February 2009 - 09:26 AM

I don't know if it makes any difference, but it uses USB.
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