USB 3.0 disk to move files between FreeBSD and Windows

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Mon Nov 4 09:13:06 UTC 2019

On Sunday, 3 November 2019 17:49:53 GMT Matthias Apitz wrote:
> I bought a new external USB 3.0 1.5 Marketing-Terrabytes disk meant to be
> used in FreeBSD and Windows for file exchange/transport. The disk comes
> formatted with NTFS, of course.
> What is the best option to gpart/format it for mounting the partition(s)
> to FreeBSD and Windows. Best would be to have it even bootable with a
> FreeBSD in one of its partitions.

If you install sysutils/fusefs-ntfs you'll be able to mount and use the disk 
on your FreeBSD system. It wouldn't be bootable with FreeBSD though.

Mike Clarke

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