When trying to complete my Ubuntu 12.04.1 install I recently received the error message: "The file system type fat32 cannot be mounted on /home, because it is not a fully-functional Unix file system. Please choose a different file system, such as ext2." Is it possible to select the ext4 file system for this /home mount, continue with the full Ubuntu install and then change the /home mount to the NTFS file system using the GParted application? The intent of this partition is to enable file sharing between Windows 7 and Ubuntu. Thanks in advance.
No, most of the system directories including
I think NTFS (using
I am using
I did this:
I have a NTFS partition for Windows Data on
I mount this partition to
Now I copied the directory
Now I dismount the partition:
Now to backup the old home folder:
Now mount the new partition
Now the most important step. To mount this partition every boot do
and add this line at the end:
What I would would and have done is exactly the other way around...
Linux have messed up my folders on NTFS partition few times (made them unaccessible), but I've never had this problem with EXT2FSD
Keep in mind that EXT4 is open source, but NTFS driver was created by reverse-engineering. Which of course isn't bad, but I personally trust source code more.