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Using a memory stick containing multiple Ext2 filesystems in Windows?

I have a memory stick which I have formatted to contain two ext2 partitions on my Ubuntu computer, one 2 GB and one 6 GB. I would like to use them on my Windows 7 computer now. I am aware of Ext2Fsd ...
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Running fsck from cygwin shell?

I need to be able to check / fix file system errors on SD cards from a win7 box. I had hoped to use e2fsck from cygwin but am having some issues getting this to work. (SD cards are used to boot ...
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Accesing EXT3 partition form WIN XP

I have WIN XP partition on my PC. It is used from time to time, but I need access to one particular EXT3 formatted Linux filesystem in read/write mode. Sourceforge offers Ext2Fsd. Nice, but it works ...
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How to create ext2 image without superuser rights?

I need to generate several ext2 images. The obvious way to do that is to create an image, mount it & copy the content. But it requires root permissions twice (to chown the files and to mount the ...
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ext4 integration in windows 8 - access through explorer

I know there are similar questions; however none I could find that addressed accessing ext4 through explorer, most others simply use a third party application. However, my question is; is there a way ...
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FreeNAS 8 and ext fs

i'm trying out freenas8 for my personal NAS, i have lots of data that was in an ubuntu server, but somehow i never got the file sharing right. on freenas things just worked. i installed on usb, tried ...
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Reduce size of disk image on Mac OS

I have several disk images in IMG format, which contain whole file system images presumably in ext2. I want to remove free sectors and therefore wasted space in the images. Is there any way in OS X/ ...
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Bad blocks detected by fsck. SMART says disk is good

Using Ubuntu 12.04, I booted into maintenance mode and selected fsck from the menu. This ran a filesystem check on all my volumes (all ext2), mounting them read/write by default. After the tests ...
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Which file-system is good for movable disk between many different OSs?

I often use movable disk (USB) to change data between different OSs, almost four kinds -- Linux, Windows, Mac OS X, FreeBSD. Obviously, VFAT is supported in all kinds of OSs. But the short is: It ...
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Mount ext2 file on Mac

I want to mount a virtual disk file that has been formatted with ext2. I want to do sudo mount -t ext2 -o loop my-file mount-point ext2fuse and macfuse from MacPorts are installed. I can't find an ...
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Create a multiboot USB drive with NTFS or ext2

I am trying to create a multiboot flash drive, but I don't want to use fat 16 due to the huge performance cliff between fat 16 and other file systems like ext 2 or NTFS. I need to have multiple linux ...
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How can I get access to EXT2, EX3 and EXT4 partitions on Windows 7?

I tried all programs recommended to mount Linux partitions like EXT2 or EXT3 or even EXT4 but no one can do well on Windows 7 32 bit. I want to access read-write, is there a program that can do this? ...
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Command: How to format Ext2/Ext3 with Cygwin? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to format Ext2 in WinXP? I just installed Cygwin, then i want to format my usb drive to Ext2/3/4 or any other Linux FS. What do i need? And, what is the command?
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How to format Ext2 in Windows XP?

I want to format my USB stick to ext2. I have following tools installed. But don't know how to use them for my case: Cygwin – I'm just a starter and not surely know how to use. (mkfs is also ...
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Understanding ext2 FileSystem [closed]

I am trying to find deleted inodes in the ext2 filesystem. And this is the approach that I am taking. However I feel that I am doing something wrong. I am first seeking 1024 bytes to the start of ...
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ext2 or ext3 filesystem with the most available space

First of all, security is important so I want to use a reasonable size of inode backups and things like that, whatever those mean... I want to use ext2 or ext3 for a common partition between Win7 and ...
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View bad blocks on mounted ext2/ext3/ext4 filesystem

I've ran fsck -c on the (unmounted) partition in question a while ago. The process was unattended and results were not stored anywhere (except the bad block inode). Now I'd like to get bad block ...
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Can't access Ubuntu partition in XP even with tools

I installed Ubuntu 10.10 to dual-boot with XP Home on my Asus 1005HA netbook. The main hard drive is an OCZ Vertex 2 SSD. I've tried all the common tools for accessing the Ubuntu partition from inside ...
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Determining if Linux partition is ext2 or ext3 without /etc/fstab info

How do I determine if a partition is ext2 or ext3 if I no longer have a copy of /etc/fstab ? Here is what I get out of dumpe2fs. I suspect that there is some info here that is relevant. I am guessing ...
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Recover formatted ntfs files from ubuntu [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Free NTFS partition recovery I had Widnows XP running on my system and i installed Ubuntu which deleted all my drives and created a single drive in ext2 format. Now is ...
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Trying to run QEMU with a file as hda

I'm trying to run QEMU and use a simple file on the host system as the guest's hard drive. Here's what I attempted so far: $ dd if=/dev/zero of=/home/felix/vm/archlinux.img bs=1MB count=8192 8192+0 ...
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ext2 driver for OSX?

I need to read files off an ext2 formatted HD. Any suggestions?