Copying data onto a NTFS partitioned hdd
bsilver at chrononomicon.com
Thu Jul 7 12:14:34 GMT 2005
On Jul 7, 2005, at 7:07 AM, Igor Robul wrote:
> datora tehnika wrote:
>> ''too small.'' Then I went with ''default,'' but then the volume size
>> was ''too large.'' (for a 40 GB drive, the identical twin of which
> This is known problem for Windows 2000 DiskManager. You can create
> FAT32 with Win98, Partition Magic, Linux, FreeBSD. Windows 2000 will
> be able to access disk.
I know it isn't what one would probably want to hear as a solution, but
there are two other possibilities...
Purchase a cheap Windows system to act as a file server on your home
network, and you can share data using CIFS, or...
Create a partition for Windows to share data with FreeBSD, and use an
IFS driver to access it in a neutral filesystem, like EXT3 (something
like http://uranus.it.swin.edu.au/~jn/linux/ext2ifs.htm ).
Depending on what you're using Windows for, you could also look into
running something like VMWare on FreeBSD.
Personally, just for less hassle down the road, I'd personally opt for
the second machine and use file shares to share data. But that's just
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