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Status Delivered
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 7, 2022

Modify USB Media Formatting to allow objects larger than 4GB

Many HMC fixes are now greater than 4GB and so can not be installed on a Physical HMC via USB removal media. This is because the HMC format removal media command uses the FAT32 format which is limited at the 4GB file size. Please modify the USB Media Formatting to allow objects larger than 4GB
Idea priority High
  • Guest
    Dec 9, 2022
    Hi Steve,

    There is an option in formatmedia command to format to ext4 format starting with HMC 1020 (Eg: - formatmedia -r usb -d /dev/sdb1 -t ext4). Option available only via CLI.