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Old 08-10-2004, 04:16 PM   #1
zilkap
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Question linux partitions from win32


hi,

apologies if this has been answered elsewhere.

am runnin' a dual boot: win2k/mandrake90. is there any way to access linux partitions (ext3) from win2k? my main file database is on linux partitions, but I need to access some of the files ocasionally while in win2k.

thanks!
 
Old 08-10-2004, 04:22 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ.

Take a look at:
http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/explore2fs.htm
 
Old 08-10-2004, 04:23 PM   #3
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usually, a good google search will help you to find answers for questions like these (google, every man's best friend).
the easy answer is: explore2fs ... the downside to this is that you cannot write to the ext2 or ext3 fs from windows.....
there is an article located here: http://www.linuxworld.com/story/32941_p.htm that touches on file access from linux to a windows partition and from windows to a linux partition. have fun and happy reading.
 
Old 08-10-2004, 04:32 PM   #4
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thanx a mil.
google! of course!
at the first looks both articles/appz seem to be the bulls eye. thanks again.
 
  


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