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Old 05-14-2005, 06:37 AM   #1
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Accessing Linux files from Windows


I'm trying to use Explore2fs from WinXP to access my Suse 9.3 contents. When I open the program I get warning that Explore2fs cannot write to reiserfs. However if I open Partition Magic it lists my Linux partition as ext2. What goes? Do you know any programs that suppor reiserfs? I found rfstool but it has read-only access to reiserfs. I hope this is not off-topic.

Thank you in advance.

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Old 05-14-2005, 08:25 AM   #2
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Not what you asked but the easiest and most trouble free solution might be to make a FAT32 partition to allow sharing files between Windows and Linux. Since both can r/w FAT. I've never tried the apps that allow windows to see ext or rieser.
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Writing to FAT32 is best solution but that would require from me doing some big changes on my system. Maybe I'll do it eventually.

I'd be glad to hear if anyone has any experience with programs that r/w to ext or reiser.

Old 05-14-2005, 09:14 PM   #4
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Just for me personally I like the streamlined approach of having a fat32 partition for both systems to write to. I look at it this way, not havin to depend on another piece of software helps reduce the problems I have to solve.


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