can i see linux partiotions in windows xp?

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can i see linux partiotions in windows xp?

Postby zaki486 » Tue Nov 11, 2003 11:16 am

i am using mutli systems ie linux 9.0 and windowsxp but i can`t really mount the procedure can anyone help me to get in windows the linux files and in linux the windows file i asked this question b4 but the replies didn`t work that was mount /dev/hda# but then where i will get the contents?
some 1 really help me easily plz

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Postby jargon » Tue Nov 11, 2003 12:44 pm

Mounting Windows Partition in Linux:
1 - Make sure support is in kernel (most likely)
2 - Figure out partition for windows (we will assume /dev/hda1).
3 - Create a friendly directory to mount windows contents to
'#: mkdir /mnt/windows'
4 - Mount the windows partition under Linux
'#: mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows'
5 - Access all windows files like any other directory, hence treat
the path /mnt/windows as if it is C:\

There are three parts to the above mount command - 'mount -t TYPE_OF_FILESYSTEM (Microsoft - vfat) DEVICE (Source - /dev/hda1) MOUNT_PATH (Destination - /mnt/windows)'.
If you want to think about it in that terms.

Mounting Linux Partitions in Windows:
1 - Check out software by Paragon (Commerical)
http://www.ext2fs.com/ (for ext2 & ext3)
2 - Explore2fs (GPL Software)
http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/explore2fs.htm (for ext2 only)
3 - FSDEXT2 (Read-Only) (GPL Software)
http://www.yipton.demon.co.uk/content.html (ext2/win95/ - rather old)
http://linux-sxs.org/utilities/lindos.html (Howto)
4 - Search http://www.google.com
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Postby Faraz.Fazil » Tue Nov 11, 2003 10:11 pm

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