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Re: Mounting EXT2FS as Windows filesystem
On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Kelly Jones
> I just did:
> dd if=/dev/zero of=test.fs bs=10000 count=10000
> /usr/sbin/mke2fs.exe test.fs
> to create an EXT2FS.
> Question: how do I mount this so that Windows sees it as a regular
You need a driver. Windows doesn't grok ext2fs file systems without
third-party assistance. Several exist. You can look at
http://e2fsprogs.sourceforge.net/ext2.html (Open source)
for a start.
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