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Re: [TCLUG:4884] Install Win95 & Linux-Windows crashes

There is actually a read-only ext2 driver for win95. So it's not too far
off 'till we have read/write.

Nate Carlson
the infinite loop

On Thu, 18 Mar 1999, Vince Platt wrote:

> On that note, there's nothing stopping anyone from writing a ext2 driver
> for WinNT and Win98.  All you would need is the DDK from MSDN plus the
> ext2 code from Linux.  (That, and a bit of patience I suspect.)  Also, you
> would have to find a way to thunk DOS filesystem calls to ext2 calls.
> Once you had such a driver and thunking layer, there wouldn't be much
> stopping Windows from running on pure ext2 systems.  I have to say that it
> would be nice to be able to run Linux filesystem tools for my Windows
> stuff too.
> Just a thought.  :+)
> -----Original Message-----
> From: John R Sheets <>
> To: <>
> Date: Thursday, March 18, 1999 11:43 AM
> Subject: Re: [TCLUG:4884] Install Win95 & Linux-Windows crashes
> >You could persuade Microsoft to add ext2 support to Explorer.
> >(c:  Don't hold your breath, though.
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