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Unix File system or HFS+ (existing Mac file system)

Discussion in 'Mac' started by Jakeman, Feb 25, 2001.

  1. Jakeman

    Jakeman MSC Founder and Donator

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    OS X gives the option to format and use Unix File system. What are the advantages to a Unix File system? I'm thinking I'll just stick with the Mac HFS+(extended) file system to ensure file system compatibilty with everything Mac. I love the way HFS is virtually unaffected by fragmentation (no performance hits, etc).
     
  2. gekko

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    Running OS X as a server is the only way i would imagine that you would benefit from a UNIX file structure.
     
  3. Autolycus

    Autolycus Forum Moderator

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    if you were only running X you'd do a UFS format, but if you plan on doing anything with classic stick with HFS+
     

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