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Re: Format External USB Hard Drive in SSH

Frizz88
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Format External USB Hard Drive in SSH

How do I format an external USB hard drive in SSH? Right now, it's FAT32. I would prefer HFS+, but NTFS would do. I want to be able to use it to backup.

I'm running ReadyNAS 6.1.x.

Thanks
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mdgm-ntgr
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Re: Format External USB Hard Drive in SSH

There is a GUI option to do this in 6.2 beta (if you are willing to try that): http://www.readynas.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=154&t=77765
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xeltros
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Re: Format External USB Hard Drive in SSH

The alternative would be to use SSH and issue an mkfs command on the drive or to format the drive in another machine.
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