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[Q] File system of external SD cards

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By Ponder Stibbons, Senior Member on 6th January 2014, 01:37 PM
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Hi Guys,

currently I use a 16 GB SDHC memory card and a 32 GB SDHC memory card in my smartphones (U8800 and E986) and I have a question about the file system of the external GB SDHC memory cards in smartphones. Is it possible, to use a file system like ext2 instead of VFAT or instead of exFAT? VFAT has a lot of unused space and I see some advantages, when I use SDHC memory cards with e.g. ext2 or ext4 file system. Is Android able to read data from an ext2 file system?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Secure_Digital

What do you think?

Many thanks in advance,

Ponder
 
 
6th January 2014, 02:09 PM |#2  
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Exclamation hi
you cannot use ext2/3/4 format unless you are using link2sd app and a memory mod script to extend or increase your internal memory to external memory
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