Windows

What is the allocation unit size when formatting disks?


Within Microsoft Windows, while formatting drives most people leave the operating system to handle the characteristics of their partitions. But there are times where manually adjusting these options could be beneficial. This post will focus on the allocation unit choice available during formatting, its purpose and how it can benefit you. When instigating a drive… Continue reading What is the allocation unit size when formatting disks?

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Linux · Raspberry Pi

Use USB hard disk & flash drives with your Raspberry Pi


Updated: January 2018 added a how-to on the exFat file system and USB drive location. November 2017 to change the reference of OS X to macOS and mention the APFS. This article was meant to be a brief piece on how to mount an external USB drive, but it quickly spiralled out when I started… Continue reading Use USB hard disk & flash drives with your Raspberry Pi