[Nottingham] Partition resizing

James Gibbon jg at jamesgibbon.com
Fri Jan 16 10:00:50 UTC 2009

On Fri, 16 Jan 2009 08:11:14 +0000
Jim Moore <jmthelostpacket at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Personally, I would forget NTFS for a data partition, instead going
> with ext3. Don't fret, there're win32 utilities that allow RW access
> to ext3 partitions, such as the one at
> http://www.diskinternals.com/linux-reader/ which is the one I used to
> use. Didn't stop using it because I didn't like it, it's an excellent
> piece of kit, I stopped using it because I stopped using NT. Caveat:
> it is a readonly utility. For full RW, there's ext2 IFS which does
> also support ext3. Caveat: the IFS driver is not supported in Vista.
> This utility is not OSS, but is distributed under a Freeware license.

It does actually work nicely in Vista. I've had it running on 'er
indoors' laptop for a year now.



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