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Re: [SLE] Setting Windows and Suse partition
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 23:24:35 -0500
  • Message-id: <1111379073.6147.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 2005-03-20 at 23:01, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
> On Saturday 19 March 2005 11:12 pm, Mike McMullin wrote:
> > > I`ll be using one hard drive with 40GB of space. I need to set up
> partitions
> > > like this so I would be able to also exchange information betwen win and
> > > suse.
> >
> > There could be a problem if your XP partition is NTFS and not FAT. At
> > this point NTFS support for write is not stable, though you can find a
> > site that is trying to use wine and the NTFS library from XP for native
> > read\writes.
> One solution (if it fits your circumstances) is to create an extra VFAT
> partition for the exchanged information. Both Windows and Linux can read
> that. There's also a product out there whose name I don't recall (from
> Paragon Software, I believe) that installs under Windows and enables you to
> access Linux filesystems from there.

I know there's one called exploreext2 or seom such for ext2 file
systesms, but I have not seen any for reiser or jfs, or any other for
that matter. One problem with creating a partition for swapping info is
that we're dividing the living daylights out of that 40 Gig drive of

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