I have a windows xp box that's setup to dualboot zenwalk 2.2 (which is basically a slimmed down version of slackware 10.2) but it runs primarily windows xp. i have a usb external hard drive hooked up to it and I store all my pictures, personal files, and music etc on this drive. (I'll refer this to computer #2)
My other box is a dual boot of the same exact operating systems (this will be called system #1) but I'll be running the linux partition most often and would like to mostly be able to access the external hard drive on #2 while its running windows (and linux if possible). It would also be nice to be able to access the hd on #2 while #1 is running linux AND while it's running windows. the same goes for #2 (would like to be able to access the drive while #2 is running linux and while it's running windows from #1 running either os).
I hope this is clear enough, could be kinda confusing, but i basically have a drive that i would like accessable between 2 systems that are each running dual boot windows/linux partitions while either one is running either operating system. if this is not easily feasable, then at the very least, I would like to be able to access the external hard drive that is on #2 while it's running windows, from system #1 running linux.
thanks in advance! and please, if you don't quite understand what im trying to achieve just ask, and i'll try to clear it up.