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> Usage of other file systems than FAT32 for the sd card
mifritscher
post Mar 22 2020, 03:23 AM
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One (little) feature request: As the system already uses ext4 for internal partition, please allow the usage of ext4 partitions in the "shared medium" variant of the sd-card as well. exfat would be even better ;-) Currently, only fat32 is permitted, which can't handle files bigger than 4 GB, which is a problem for e.g. offline wikipedias. Android wants to format sdcard with any other file system.

I know that there are unofficial ways for rooted Android, but this would be a nice (and probably easy) feature for the "normal" Android.
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Dickon Hood
post Mar 22 2020, 05:21 AM
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Yes, it's utterly insane that we have to use a toy filesystem (which can't even cope with my mp3 collection, due to 'invalid' characters in some of the filenames -- WTF?) on the uSD card. But it's a batshit decision by Google, and I doubt it's something Planet can fix.
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ianisthewalrus
post Mar 30 2020, 07:46 PM
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my galaxy xtratosphere 2 from 2013 had exfat support.... that gets you leger file sizes and windows compatible sd card.
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