Re: unable to see linux partitions frm Win XP using explorer fs
From: Jean-David Beyer (jdbeyer_at_exit109.com)
Date: Wed, 02 Mar 2005 09:27:55 -0500
Michael Heiming wrote:
> In comp.os.linux.setup Jean-David Beyer <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>>I am unable to see linux partition Fedopra Core 3 frm Win XP using
>>>explorer fs. Any solutions
>>Probably not. I am surprised you can see any Linux file system at all.
>>Linux is built to handle many different file system types. Windows is not.
>>They do not want to make it easy to use competitor's stuff. If you must
>>share a file system with Windows XP, make a fat32 filesystem with XP and
>>you can share that.
> Hi Jean-David!
> In addition, there was a doze tool called explore2fs or so, dunno
> if it's still around or/and can read ext3? For safety reasons,
> I'd suggest an additional vfat partition, as you already pointed
> out. If there's not much data and no heavy I/O, one could simply
> use an usb memory stick to share files.
O.P. might also consider running Samba on the Linux box.
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