From: Bill Kendrick <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: LUGOD's general discussion mailing list <email@example.com>
Sent: Thu, March 4, 2010 4:05:32 PM
Subject: Re: [vox] Mount EXT filesystem in windoze and access /dev
On Thu, Mar 04, 2010 at 03:58:22PM -0800, Adam Yergovich wrote:
> I have a filesystem gadget setup on my linux device and it happily mounts
> in windoze or linux and recognizes a FAT filesystem. I'd really like if i
> could get write access to the /dev files from the outside world though and
> was thinking if there was perhaps some way that i could get windows to
> mount a ext filesystem. Anyone have any recommendations for how i might
> make windows and linux talk?
It's possible. I used something once, a long time ago, to fetch all of my
music from an external drive that I had been using on Linux (hence ext2)
so I could listen to it at work (Windows XP).
It was _probably_ ext2ifs, but I forget. Google showed me this page
when I searched for "ext2 windows",
which looks to be useful: http://www.howtoforge.com/access-linux-partitions-from-windows
PS - is /dev on your Linux box a real filesystem, or is it devfs?
(Man, I'm getting rusty. Hopefully someone with half a brain can reply
with a more useful answer ;) )
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