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batocera.linux_architecture [2020/05/04 01:14]
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batocera.linux_architecture [2020/05/25 19:31] (current)
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   * FAT32 and extFAT are **outdated filesystems**. Yes, they are well supported under any Operating System (you bet, those file systems are 40 year old!) but they have restrictions in terms of maximum file size (especially for newer console systems with ROMs sizes that can exceed 4GB!) or the ability to support the exec bit to run Linux applications.   * FAT32 and extFAT are **outdated filesystems**. Yes, they are well supported under any Operating System (you bet, those file systems are 40 year old!) but they have restrictions in terms of maximum file size (especially for newer console systems with ROMs sizes that can exceed 4GB!) or the ability to support the exec bit to run Linux applications.
  
 +How can you format a disk in Btrfs (or ext4, or exFAT)? Batocera can do it for you, in **SYSTEM SETTINGS --> DEVELOPER --> FORMAT A DISK**. Of course, when you format a partition, you lose everything that was on it. So, backup your ROMs and user data before doing this!
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