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file systems drivers

On Thu, Jun 13, 2002 at 06:44:33AM -0400, Jerry Feldman wrote:
> You must enable NTFS in the kernel. Most kernels are built without NTFS 
> support.

...but many distros are shipped with the ntfs loadable module. You might
try "modprobe ntfs".

Nathan Meyers
nmeyers at

> I am unaware of any utility for Windows that allows Windows access to ext2. 
> VMWare would be a solution where you yould use SMB and Samba. on Linux to 
> import and export to Windows.
> "Jim Long" wrote:
> > I am dual booting my laptop with Windows 2000 and RedHat 7.1. What is the bes
> > t free driver that will read ext2 file system from Windows 2000? Conversely, 
> > how can I read the NT file system (ver.5)from Linux? The man page for mount s
> > eems to say that ntfs is supported, but when I tried it, mount gave an error 
> > message saying the kernel does not support ntfs.
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