View Full Version : Linux under Win2k?
08-28-2003, 02:23 PM
Is it possible for me to access data located on a separate hard drive with Redhat installed while I'm booted into Win2k on the same machine? Ideally I would even like to be able to run Linux applications on that drive through Win2k. VMWare allows this, correct? Is there any other software that has these features?
08-29-2003, 05:24 AM
Well I found two programs capable of reading ext2/3 partitions:
If anyone has experience with either, I'd love to hear about it. Otherwise I'll probably just test both.
09-08-2003, 04:57 PM
The strategy I'm going to use is to keep a sharing volume of my primary Win drive formatted to FAT32 -- which Linux can read. Red Hat can't read NTFS, at least according to what I read.
09-08-2003, 05:00 PM
Linux can read NTFS, wrriting to it is the problem.
09-08-2003, 05:10 PM
I have used ext2fsd under XP and Win2k and had no trouble (havent used it extensively though)
I usually make a bin directory on c:\ and add it to path, then I throw all binaries like this into it.
01-16-2006, 12:00 AM
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