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Depending on the backup method used in raspiBackup you should choose the right filesystem on your backup partition. Following table lists the different filesystems per backup method.

-: not possible, -+: limited, +: possible, ++: suggested

2G limit: Backup files can not be larger than 2G

 

 

Following table  Tabelle should be used if the backup device is connected locally.

  dd tar rsync
fat - -+ (2G Limit) -
fat32 - -+ (2G Limit) -
exFat + + -
ntfs + + -
ext2/3/4 ++ ++ ++

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Following table should be used if the backup partition is connected remote via network:

 

  dd tar rsync
smb See previous table for remote filesystems See previous table for remote filesystems -+ (no support for hardlinks)
nfs See previous table for remote filesystems See previous table for remote filesystems ++

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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