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New hard drive mount?? - Mince - 12-09-2015

Hi Guys

Im not a guru on linux so i dont have a clue how to format partiition and mount a new hard drive in openelec.
Can anyone maybe help out with some info?

Got another thread will try a program called gparted tonight
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0czAJwEbtFs


New hard drive mount?? - chewitt - 12-09-2015

If you're not familiar with Linux .. Gparted will be easiest


New hard drive mount?? - Mince - 12-09-2015

chewitt post=153283 Wrote:If you're not familiar with Linux .. Gparted will be easiest

I ssh into the server
Checked on the internet tried to run sudo but doesnt wanna work.
Ill try gparted tonight

My other drives are on ntfs will it be better to have them on ext4?
And is there a big difference


New hard drive mount?? - chewitt - 12-09-2015

If the drive will only be used with OE the ext4 format is preferred. If you need it to be portable between devices it will need to be NTFS or exFAT, which will be technically slower ext4 but still more than fast enough.

sudo is not required with commands because you are the root user.


New hard drive mount?? - Mince - 12-10-2015

Got it up and running last nght thx