Fedora 15, new and exciting plans

Richard Zidlicky rz at linux-m68k.org
Mon Nov 15 13:54:42 UTC 2010


On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 11:29:06AM +0000, Richard W.M. Jones wrote:

> This is a silly straw-man.  No one[1] formats external HDs with
> anything other than MS-DOS FAT.  Fedora changing the default for the
> main hard disk will not make any difference to this case of your
> contrarian user giving away LVM-formatted USB drives.
> 
> Rich.
> 
> [1] for a sufficiently small value

there are very good reasons to use anything but DOS-FAT. For example
F10 and F12 automount said filesystems with drastically different options
by default (filename downcasing), using any other FS avoids this trap
and many other issues.

Richard



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