[Nottingham] Partition resizing

Jim Moore jmthelostpacket at googlemail.com
Fri Jan 16 19:11:19 UTC 2009

James Gibbon wrote:
> 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.
> http://www.fs-driver.org/
> James
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nice to know, should I ever have the misfortune of being presented with 
a free Vista machine...


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