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  08 August 2003
Linux under Win2k?

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?

Thanks,
Sean.
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  08 August 2003
Well I found two programs capable of reading ext2/3 partitions:

explore2fs
http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/explore2fs.htm

and

ext2fsd
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsd/

If anyone has experience with either, I'd love to hear about it. Otherwise I'll probably just test both.
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  09 September 2003
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 September 2003
Linux can read NTFS, wrriting to it is the problem.
 
  09 September 2003
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.
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