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I have Windows 10 and Fedora installed on my computer in a dual boot configuration.

In Windows 10 Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), I can access my files in the Windows partition(s).

However, I can't find the equivalent of a /dev/sd* device within WSL.

Is there a way to access my files in the Fedora partition from within Windows 10 WSL?

This is what I see from WSL:

# cd /dev; ls -R1 | grep -v tty
.:
block
fd
kmsg
lxss
null
ptmx
pts
random
shm
stderr
stdin
stdout
urandom
zero

./block:

./pts:
ptmx
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  • What do you see under /dev/sd*? Which is your Linux partition ? (you can see it with mount when you boot with Linux). – Hastur Dec 25 '19 at 9:33
  • Have you tried installing Paragon's Linux FS? Even if it doesn't allow WSL to access disk devices, it would still allow access to the filesystem (provided the Fedora partitions are an ext[2][3][4] variant). – JW0914 Dec 25 '19 at 14:37
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It seems Windows 10 WSL cannot access raw disk devices yet. See this feature request.

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