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Old 07-05-2004, 01:13 PM   #1
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I have a file over 10. megs and I want to xfer it to my WinXP partition.

I have a file over 10. megs and I want to xfer it to my WinXP partition. How would I xfer this over?? I would simply burn it to a CD but my burner crapped out on me. Any suggestions. I do have Cable Modem so sending it over the net should not be too much of a problem. Please help!
Old 07-05-2004, 01:21 PM   #2
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If your XP partition is formatted as fat you can mount it linux as fat32 (see man mount). If it is ntfs mounting is probably not a good idea.

How about a usb key? Maybe you can borrow one from a friend. You could also consider buying one, they come fairly cheap these days.

Old 07-05-2004, 01:35 PM   #3
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it is ntfs....but that usb drive key is a great idea. Would it need to be in any format or would i be able to just write to it from red hat and then boot into xp and extract from it without complication??
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The USB key will most likely be formatted using Fat32. This will be mounted as type 'vfat'. If you linux system has the hot-plug service setup and running, you won't need to do anything, a directory will pop up on the desktop allowing you to use it right away.
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OR, if you use the ext2 filesystem (ext3 is ok too) you could use explore2fs.


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