High Performance USB stick formatting with ext4

To format my USB sticks that I use following set of commands:

Assuming my USB stick is recognized as sdc, and has a primary partition created this is the set of commands that I use:

# create ext4 filesystem without journal
 mkfs.ext4 -O ^has_journal /dev/sdc1

# give your newly formatted partition a name
 e2label /dev/sdc1 storage

# Use data mode for filesystem as writeback for better performance
 tune2fs -o journal_data_writeback /dev/sdc1 

# Disable reserved space on my 57GB drive it wastes 5% which is 3GB
 tune2fs -m 0 /dev/sdc1

Ultimate iCade Raspberry Pi bartop arcade mod – Part V – buttons

Like I wrote in my previous article “Replace iCade buttons with high quality SANWA buttons” I had a little time on my hands over the weekend to replace the buttons.

I have oredered 6 Sanwa OSBF-30 buttons from eBay for $15.99 with free shipping and you can choose the colors even from this store:

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