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mailavj 05-27-2005 12:39 PM

EXT 3 ... access in windoze
is there any way to read my ext3 partition under windoze? is there ne programz available for tht

Cinematography 05-27-2005 12:49 PM

Yes there is. You will need to mount (open) the Windows partition (part of your computer) first before you'll be able to access it.

In your terminal, enter this code to log in a root:
su root
[then enter your root password]

Then enter this code to make a directory for your Windows partition to appear in:
mkdir /media/windows

And enter this code to mount your Windows partition:
mount /dev/hda1 /media/windows/ -t ntfs -o umask=0222

That should do it. However, if your Windows partition isn't on hda1, you will need to change that number to the right number. If everything works out, you'll be able to enter your Windows drive by going to /media/windows

harken 05-27-2005 01:57 PM

I think the above poster misunderstood the question...

ext3 partition under windoze
Look after something called explore2fs (I think there are others as well).


And, Cinematography, what if the guy has fat32 instead of ntfs?

infinity42 05-27-2005 03:25 PM

I think that harken was asking if there was a way to view a linux (ext3) partion in windoze, not a windoze partition in linux. Am i right? I have not found a way of doing this, but i have not looked very hard.

JrLz 05-27-2005 07:38 PM

it is said that it's for ext2f?
can use it for ext3?

power_pole 05-27-2005 07:45 PM

ext2 and ext3 have the same on disk format
the only difference is that ext3 is journaled which give better crash recovery. So unless the program writes to the disk (which most ext2/3 drivers for windoze don't) it will work.

harken 05-28-2005 03:14 AM

First of all, I'm not the starter of the thread. Secondly, I quote from the main page of explore2fs:

Features of the latest version

I have added many features, some of which include:

* ext2 and ext3 support
I'll remind you the link so you can read on all the program's features:

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