To extend my limited Macbook Pro storage I keep a 128 GB micro SD always mounted in the SD card reader (thanks to Nifty Minidrive). I use it for static files: music, photo and video files I need to refer to, but that don't change often.
The SD card is formatted in
exFAT and from time to time it gets disconnected when I bump my Mac during my commute, and to fix the file system corruption I need to mount it on a Windows PC (since
Disk Utility doesn't seem to be able to fix it).
Since I'll use this SD card only on my Mac, should I format it as
I've read that a journaled file system can cope better with this kind of problems, and
Disk Utility could repair it if needed.
Is there any risk (i.e. excessive wear on the SD card) in formatting my micro SD in
HFS+ more reliable than