Partition to be shared over OSes

Mike Jeays mike.jeays at
Sat Nov 24 19:27:26 PST 2007

On November 24, 2007 09:11:25 pm Caio Figueiredo Abecia wrote:
> Hi
> I have some operation systems installed on a hd in some partitions.
> I'd like to know if could I have a partition FAT32 in my hd and let my
> linux/bsd/windows read/write any file there.
> To that purpose (share a partition to windows/linux/bsd) what's the best
> solution?
> My partition to be NTFS and install on each SO (-win) ntfs-3g ?
> Thank you in advance
> Caio F.
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Yes, you can read and write FAT filesystems from Linux and BSD systems.

Reading from an NTFS system is generally supported, but writing is still 
experimental, and I wouldn't recommend it for a production system.

Mike Jeays

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