How to read FreeBSD partition under winXP?

Alistar Erlas millueradfa at
Mon Oct 3 12:39:00 PDT 2005

--- snnn <snnn119 at> wrote:

> Alistar Erlas wrote:
> >Did you try this one:
> > 
> >
> >  
> >
> YES!
> just this one.
> But it only mounted the "/" partition.I need
> /var,/usr/,etc...

Well, I think that what is happening is perhaps 
your /var, /usr and so on are under different 
partitions or subpartitions (disklabels as freebsd
calls them). If so, you should be able to still get to
by mounting each of those partitions seperately with
ffsdrv. Latest versions of ffsdrv have support for
disklabel subpartitions. This means that /usr, /var
may be mounted on windows under seperate drives, like
X:\, Y:\, Z:\ etc. FreeBSD lets you mount other
partitions into directories on the root / filesystem
partition. One partition can be the / filesystem, and
new partitions can be mounted at /usr, or another
other location. Windows on the other hand represents
each partition with a drive letter

> BTW,sorry for sending this thread 2 times,because I
> received an delivery 
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> report it to the 
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