[LUNI] FS for everyone?
mike at tuxnami.org
Wed Aug 14 07:11:05 CDT 2002
There is that, but it's just a browser, looking at the raw partition.
It doesn't give the OS the capability to read the FS. It should work
under XP just fine, since XP is derived from 2k. What I'd like to see
is ReiserFS/XFS/JFS/Ext2/3 native support for the Microsoft operating
systems. That way, I don't need to use such a poor FS (FAT32) for
common storage :)
From: luni-admin at luni.org [mailto:luni-admin at luni.org] On Behalf Of russ
Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 4:29 PM
To: luni at luni.org
Subject: Re: [LUNI] FS for everyone?
Just as a note:
A program called "explore2fs" helped me read an ext3 file system from
2000 once. Don't know if it'll work for XP or not. But just thought I'd
On Tuesday 13 August 2002 04:11 pm, Mike Crawford wrote:
> Actually, I don't think BSD or Linux have stable NTFS read. As
> else has said, use FAT32, all operating systems will read that. XP
> cannot read UFS or ext2, and I'm not sure on BSD's support for ext2.
> also don't recommend ext2 because of all its limitations. I'd
> reiserFS, XFS or JFS, because they are Journaled and more robust.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: luni-admin at luni.org [mailto:luni-admin at luni.org] On Behalf Of
> Chris McAvoy
> Sent: Tuesday, August 13, 2002 3:34 PM
> To: luni at luni.org
> Subject: [LUNI] FS for everyone?
> I'm in the process of rebuilding my desktop. I'm planning on putting
> Hat and Debian on there, as well as FreeBSD and Windows XP. I'd like
> create a big empty partition that everyone can use to share files.
> assuming that I'll have to make it NTFS, so that XP can read it? Am I
> underestimating XP's ability to read UFS or ext2? For that matter,
> FreeBSD read ext2?
> What kind of options do I have for that shared slice?
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