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Old 12-07-2008, 03:31 AM   #1
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reading ext3 formatted pendrive in windows


I have a 2gb pendrive with me. I then formatted it with ext3 file system. It works well in linux. Is there any way so that I could use it iin windows too.............
 
Old 12-07-2008, 03:49 AM   #2
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Did you not try asking a search engine for your answer?

http://www.fs-driver.org/

http://www.chrysocome.net/explore2fs
 
Old 12-07-2008, 11:20 AM   #3
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Moved: This thread is more suitable in <GENERAL> as it's a Windows-question, and has been moved accordingly to help your thread/question get the exposure it deserves.
 
Old 12-08-2008, 03:26 AM   #4
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Just format it to fat32 - I can't think of any reason why ext3 would be better suited for a 2gig pendrive... the whole purpose of the thing is that you can just pop it in anywhere.
 
Old 12-08-2008, 09:00 AM   #5
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Windows does have an "Installable File System" (IFS) capability, as does any modern well-bred operating system. It certainly has drivers for ext2/ext3.
 
  


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