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Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 Success
  • From: "alejo" <alejofdf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 23 May 2004 20:29:36 +0200
  • Message-id: <BAY1-DAV14wXKiklPOH0001b3af@xxxxxxxxxxx>

----- Original Message -----
From: "James Knott" <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, May 23, 2004 3:17 PM
Subject: Re: [SLE] SuSE 9.1 Success


> Donn Washburn wrote:
> > Jerry Feldman wrote:
> >
>
> >> The advantage of NTFS is that it is a better file system than FAT32 and
> >> it uses journalling. However, you still have the fragmentation
problems.
> >> The disadvantage to the Linux user is that you have limited access to
> >> the file system in that read-only access works, but read-write access
is
> >> still experimental.
> >
> > This is disadvantage to a Linux and other NON Winblows OS. However,
> > lets think of it as a Windows problem and not a Linux one.
> > So "It is limitation to Microsoft Window NTFS users."
> >
> > The best way I have heard to beat the problem is by having 3 partitions.
> > NTFS (bootable), fat32/16 (smaller for data), and Linux (any fs type).
> > Linux writes to the fat32 and then that flawed NTFS system can import
> > from there.
> >
>
> If you have to work with XP, one thing you can do, is create a FAT32
> partition and move the "My Documents" folder there. This makes it a lot
> easier to share files between the two sides.

How can I do so, if I have everything in NTFS?

Thank
Alejo

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