File System Compatibility with the NI Linux Real-Time OS

Publish Date: Feb 13, 2018 | 1 Ratings | 1.00 out of 5 | Print

Overview

This article lists the file systems supported by NI Linux Real-Time OS.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction
  2. Additional Information
  3. Additional Resources

1. Introduction

The root file systems on NI Linux Real-Time OS controllers (such as but not limited to cRIO-906x, cRIO-903x, and myRIO) are mounted as a UBIFS virtual file system, but the NI Linux Real-Time OS is also capable of reading and writing to the following file system formats on external USB devices and network shared folders:

  • FAT 16
  • FAT 32
  • ext2
  • ext3

See Real-Time Controllers and Real-Time Operating Systems Compatibility to find out more information about the OS that get's used on your device. 


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2. Additional Information

Although ext2 and ext3 are supported by the NI Linux Real-Time OS, they are not well-supported on the Windows operating system.  It is recommended that any devices needing to be used with Windows be formatted to the FAT32 file system.

 

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3. Additional Resources

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