How to Create Exfat Filesystem on Usb

I have a UBS drive formatted as fat32 because I need to share it with Linux and macOS. When I want to copy a Linux ISO file which is larger than 4GiB, this was not possible due to the limitation of fat32 filesystem. A solution is to format that USB drive with exfat filesystem. I will do this on a Fedora 35 machine, but the process should be familiar for other Linux distros too....

March 31, 2022 · 2 min · 245 words · kenno

Labeling an exFAT Partition File System

I just formatted an external drive with exFAT file system with the intention to share this drive between Windows/Linux/macOS. When the drive is mounted on my Fedora desktop, it shows as: /dev/sde1 on /run/media/kenno/E17F-B2B1 type exfat ()(rw,nosuid,nodev,relati...) I want to give it a name, so it’ll be mounted as: /run/media/kenno/DRIVE_NAME. On Linux system, we can use a tool called exfatlabel to get or set the exFAT file system. I already created a partition and format it (mkfs....

April 10, 2021 · 1 min · 203 words · kenno

Mounting exFat Filesystem on Fedora

Just a note to remind myself to install packages required to have Fedora based system to recognize SD cards or other drives formatted using exFAT. # dnf install fuse-exfat exfat-utils -y After the above 2 packages installed, just reinsert the SD cards, no reboot is required.

December 21, 2019 · 1 min · 46 words · kenno