On Fri, 16 Oct 2009 11:05:01 -0700 (PDT), James Phillips <anti_spam...@yahoo.ca> wrote: > To be fair, Windows XP supports the NTFS filesystem that is > very feature-rich.
And prone to file system corruption, as well as not very performant speed-wise (which doesn't count in regards of backups). :-) > Although, I recall making a XP machine unbootable trying > to format removable media with NTFS because only the > installer woulds use that filesystem. The format utility > let me choose between Fat16 and FAt32 or something :P What a bug... erm, feature! :-) > A better tool, under both Windows (via Cygwin) and BSD, would be ntfsprogs. > > http://www.linux-ntfs.org/doku.php?id=ntfsmount Yes, FreeBSD let's you even mount NTFS volumes via smbfs, so you don't have to care for the file system used. This is because "Windows" does not support standard NFS out of the box. This way would be interesting if your machine that holds the backup files is a "Windows" PC. As far as I know, there's a fuse module (ntfs3g?) in the ports. But I have to admit that I've never tried it. -- Polytropon Magdeburg, Germany Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0 Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ... _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"