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[openFATE 312911] Add option of UDF format to Yast partition manager
Feature changed by: Karl Cheng (qantas94heavy)
Feature #312911, revision 8
Title: Add option of UDF format to Yast partition manager

- openSUSE Distribution: Unconfirmed
+ openSUSE Distribution: New
Priority
Requester: Important

Requested by: Ilya Chernykh (ansus)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org

Description:
UDF is an universal disk format file system, which can be used on
optical rewritable and non-rewritable media, USB flash drives and hard
drives.
The file system is supported by all modern operating systems, including
Windows, BSD, MacOS X, Solaris, OS/2|eComStation, BeOS|Haiku as well as
Linux kernel, making it one of the best choices to use when
transferring data between platforms.
UDF also has optional built-in ability to minimize wearing-off of
rewritable media with limited rewrite cycles such as flash, CD-RW and
DVD-RAM by evenly distributing load over the media, including access to
the allocation table.
Despite this Yast2 partition manager does not suggest option to format
a volume into UDF, thus forcing to use a mkudffs command line tool.



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openSUSE Feature:
https://features.opensuse.org/312911

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