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Old 03-18-2007, 07:59 AM   #1
adityavpratap
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making use of unused partitions


Hi!
I have two partitions of about 3 GB each which are left-overs of a previous installation and which I do not use any more. These partitions contain some folders that I can delete.
I want to use them for storing my data - mostly pictures I download from my digital camera and music files.
I want to share these partitions between my Slackware, Ubuntu and Windoze (though I rarely use it now) installations.
Any idea how to go about doing it?
 
Old 03-18-2007, 08:04 AM   #2
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Format them as FAT32 and mount them rw in linux to share them between all three OS
 
Old 03-18-2007, 07:49 PM   #3
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Cool ext2fsd

If you will be in Linux most of the time, you might look into this:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsd

The program basically provides access to ext2/3 fs under windows... allowing you to use it for a nice data store(Just an option, not necessarily the best idea).
 
  


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