[OT] See USB pen drive with linux FS on Windows
lunixer at gmail.com
Tue Jun 30 00:27:31 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 5:15 PM, Antonio
Olivares<olivares14031 at yahoo.com> wrote:
> --- On Mon, 6/29/09, Aldo Foot <lunixer at gmail.com> wrote:
>> From: Aldo Foot <lunixer at gmail.com>
>> Subject: Re: [OT] See USB pen drive with linux FS on Windows
>> To: "Community assistance, encouragement, and advice for using Fedora." <fedora-list at redhat.com>
>> Date: Monday, June 29, 2009, 5:12 PM
>> On Mon, Jun 29, 2009 at 4:42 PM, Aldo
>> Foot<lunixer at gmail.com>
>> > If you put a USB pen drive with its default FAT
>> filesystem in Fedora you're
>> > presented with an option to open the pen drive in a
>> file browser.
>> > how about the other way around?
>> > does anyone know of a utility that can be installed in
>> a Windows system
>> > that autoloads a pen drive formated with a linux
>> > TIA,
>> > ~af
>> Well, to answer my own question, I found a driver that
>> installs in
>> a Windows PC and can read ext filesystem type off a usb pen
>> It does just what I wanted.
>> may that be helpful to some else.
> Can it read ext4 formatted disks?
> If so, then I can proceed to check it out, otherwise it is useless for Fedora 11 users that may want to view their files in Window$
The FAQ  mentions support for ext2 and ext3 only. I tested the
utility and it works as advertised.
With ext4 being so new, it would be quite a lot to ask ;-)
What's important to know is that *there is* a way. For a friend of
mine this is truly a lifesaver for gathering and reading data on
the fly... literally.
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