Mounting EXT2FS as Windows filesystem

Mon May 18 13:00:00 GMT 2009

On Mon, May 18, 2009 at 8:24 AM, Kelly Jones
<> wrote:
> 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
> filesystem?

You need a driver.  Windows doesn't grok ext2fs file systems without
third-party assistance.  Several exist.  You can look at (Freeware)

and (Open source)

for a start.
Who isn't currently using either, and can't recommend based on
personal experience

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