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dual boot between nt and linux

By chidimark ·
hi
i m little confused that if i have a dual boot between nt and linux will i be able to acces the system drives from the two Operating systems???
ie. if i have nt on c: and linux on d: and if i boot to nt can i view the files of linux(d:)???

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by amoscr In reply to dual boot between nt and ...

In order to view shares on a Linux machine from within NT you will need to have the SMB protocol loaded on your NT box. There's also a utility within Linux called "Samba" that you will need loaded on your Linux machine. Samba allows request from your NT machine to be answered via the SMB Protocol. Samba, (also known as NFS) answers the request from an NT client. You can find more info information about SMB and Samba by going to Google or some other search engine and do a search on Samba.

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by avi_mohod In reply to dual boot between nt and ...

If dual boot between linux & nt u can see nt drive from linux os but linux drive will not be visible from nt if partition is ext2 formatted .If these were on two different m/c then u can see each others drive by using samba.But samba can.t work on same m/c as either one of the os is botted.
Linux recognises fat&ntfs partition so there is no problem for accessing nt partition. Just u have to mount it.Windows does read d: partition as it will be fat&ntfs partition.But if u format partition using ext2 format then u will not able to access partition as windows does not recognise it.
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Not entirely accurate. Yes, you will be able to mount your NTFS/VFAT drive under Linux. That's the easy part. Your Linux partition will appear as an unformatted drive under NT. DO NOT format it!

There is a utility for Win32 that will allow you to read/write to/from your ext2 partition. However, I have heard varying reports as to its quality. Use caution. If possible, I recommend using two separate systems, since NT and Linux can communicate quite well via the network. However, if youmust dual boot, your best bet is to do all your file transfers between drives under Linux.

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by dhaval_thakker In reply to dual boot between nt and ...

Yes you can access the linux partition from
windows NT. For that you need simply a software
in windows NT. You just copy it and run the executable you have linux partition and directory
structure. Also you can export and import the files.If you want it I can mail you.

From Linux , NT file system is easily used using
mount command.

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