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Unhappy Is That possible to NOT use FAT32 on my /sdcard ?

I mean.
I'm a Linux user and a Mac OSX user.
I Do NOT need fat32. I can read linux partition with my linux machine.

and linux ext format don't have 4G limitation.

I can even found ext driver for windows. or Mac

but I found that my android phone can't format it to ext,

I want my /sdcard in ext format.

Is that a solution for this?
 
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I mean.
I'm a Linux user and a Mac OSX user.
I Do NOT need fat32. I can read linux partition with my linux machine.

and linux ext format don't have 4G limitation.

I can even found ext driver for windows. or Mac

but I found that my android phone can't format it to ext,

I want my /sdcard in ext format.

Is that a solution for this?

It all depends on your phone and the default format that your phone uses. For instance Samsung use rfs (fat32) format for its stock ROM as such ext 4 will cause it (SD card) to fail, on the otherhand if you use custom ROM, it will be converted to ext 4 format when you flash custom ROM. So you need to be careful about it.

AT the same time if you have CWM, you can format your SD card too either fat32 or Ext4 format in the phone itself . so use your device specific forum to determine which ROM for your phone is capable of what format FIRST before formatting it..

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