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Format USB drive to UDF filesystem

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dingnecros    0

I am trying to format a 8GB flash drive to a UDF format so I can store files greater than the 4GB limit of fat32 system. I also want to use this drive over multiple OS's that may or may not have NTFS/Fat32 support.

I used mkudffs from the linux udfstools package and it formatted the drive fine I was able to read/write to it using the linux but it wont read under XP (xp has a readonly UDF driver).

Can anyone help me out and tell me what settings to use so I can at least read the drive under XP. The mkudffs command that I used was

# mkudffs -r=0x0201 --media-type=hd -u16 /dev/sde1

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markjensen    97

http://linux.die.net/man/8/mkudffs

Did you try other media types, such as cdrw, or different udf revision numbers like 0x0150 to see if you can find one that XP will accept? Or even change u16 to udf8?

All guesswork, I admit. But if it reads and writes fine in Linux, but not in XP, the problem is in XP not accepting certain values.

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dingnecros    0

I did try utf8 and udf version 0x0102 but no result. Also I was just going through the changelog of xbox 360 dashboard update and I saw that it supports udf formatted USB devices now I am even more interested in getting it to work... especially since xbox 360 now has divx support

http://linux.die.net/man/8/mkudffs

Did you try other media types, such as cdrw, or different udf revision numbers like 0x0150 to see if you can find one that XP will accept? Or even change u16 to udf8?

All guesswork, I admit. But if it reads and writes fine in Linux, but not in XP, the problem is in XP not accepting certain values.

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