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Old 09-27-2011, 11:01 PM   #1
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Ok Most of my questionsivolve root this is for he drive: how would I modify root from xp? Ok Im also a developer so I know my way around C:/ and root pretty well. Like to get to What I see for C In Linux I would go to \host wherewould I go to modify root from xp. Sorry about the repition just don't want to many fowlowup questions.
Old 09-27-2011, 11:24 PM   #2
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So you want to modify your root partition from inside of Windows XP?

Natively Windows doesn't support any of the Linux/Unix-y filesystems that I'm aware of, including HFS/HFS+. There is free software out there called ext2fs, that if it's still around, added support for ext2 and ext3 drives to Windows. Since it was originally designed for ext2 though, I'm not sure I would try messing with your root partition, since it's probably either ext3 or ext4. You could royally break something by using a 3rd party driver to hack your way in from Windows. If you really want to give it a try though, just google "ext2fs".



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