Ext2Fsd 0.53 was released !

August 26th, 2014


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Release Notes for Ext2Fsd V0.53
==================================

Features implemented or bugfix since V0.52:

1, FIXME: BSOD with VHD/VHDX mounting on Win8
2, FIXME: Mke2fs failed to format mounted EXT2 volumes
3, Enable writing with global or volume ext3-force-writing
4, Support ext4 dir hash (UNSIGNED cases for legacy/half_md4/tea)
5, Fixed several warnings reported by scan.coverity.com

Supported Ext3/4 features by 0.53:

1, flexible inode size: > 128 bytes, up to block size
2, dir_index: htree directory index
3, filetype: extra file mode in dentry
4, large_file: > 4G files supported
5, sparse_super: super block backup in group descriptor
6, uninit_bg: fast fsck and group checksum
7, extent: reading, writing with no extending.
8, journal: only support replay for internal journal
9, flex_bg: first flexible metadata group

Unsupported Ext3/4 features:

1, journal: log-based operations, external journal
2, extent: size truncating & expanding, file deletion
3, EA (extended attributes), ACL support
4, symlink creation

Features to be implemented in next release:

1, full EXT4 extent feature support (extending, shrinking)
2, mounted as user: privilege checking with given uid & gid

Files descriptions:

Ext2Fsd-0.53.exe: setup wizard for Windows systems (Win2k, Winxp,
Vista, Win7, Win8, Server 2003, Server 2008/R2)
Ext2Fsd-0.53.7z: Batch setup package in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.53.zip: Batch setup package in zip
Ext2Fsd-0.53.src.7z: Source codes of Ext3Fsd and Ext2Mgr in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.53.src.zip: Source codes of Ext3Fsd and Ext2Mgr in zip

Download link:

http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsd/files/Ext2fsd/0.53/

Files checksum:

C:\Works\Ext2fsd\0.53>sha1sum Ext2Fsd-0.53*
8036afe65cdc7ed9967495196f58d9381eaa7f07 *Ext2Fsd-0.53.7z
125aed90459c2d4bad3ee2804eb7829023a44d8a *Ext2Fsd-0.53.exe
6de624442f15edc5793666ec9564231b5ba3ce3c *Ext2Fsd-0.53.src.7z
22f23a906e58adb76dc81e4e3af1b13249eb94d3 *Ext2Fsd-0.53.src.zip
c2e93c030f940d4233477587ef97c62a23c864af *Ext2Fsd-0.53.zip

WARNINGS:

The driver may crash your system and ruin your data unexpectedly,
since there might be software conflicts and I could only test it
on some of the popular platforms. You should use it with care and
use it at your own risk!

Matt <mattwu@163.com>
http://www.ext2fsd.com

Ext2Fsd 0.52 was released !

May 11th, 2014
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Release Notes for Ext2Fsd V0.52
==================================
Features implemented and bugfix since V0.51:
1, Feature: Windows 8 supported
2, Feature: Force-writing supported
3, FIXME: data loss with TeraCopy when moving directories
4, FIXME: ATTO Disk Benchnmark fails with direct i/o tests
5, FIXME: files become invisible with empty hidden pattens
6, FIXME: possible hang with concurrent access attempts
          upon the same file
7, FIXME: BSOD due to pagable code section
Supported Ext3/4 features by 0.52:
1, flexible inode size: > 128 bytes, up to block size
2, dir_index:    htree directory index
3, filetype:     extra file mode in dentry
4, large_file:   > 4G files supported
5, sparse_super: super block backup in group descriptor
6, uninit_bg:    fast fsck and group checksum
7, extent:       reading, writing with no extending.
8, journal:      only support replay for internal journal
9, flex_bg:      first flexible metadata group
Unsupported Ext3/4 features:
1, journal: log-based operations, external journal
2, extent: size truncating & expanding, file deletion
3, EA (extended attributes), ACL support
4, symlink creation
Features to be implemented in future:
1, EXT3/4 features support (extents, journal)
2, Documents improvement: clear and elaborate
3, Performance improvement, code optimization
4, Automatic check & update of new versions
5, LVM support, e2fsprogs porting for Windows
Files descriptions:
Ext2Fsd-0.52.exe:       setup wizard for Windows systems (Win2k, Winxp,
                        Vista, Win7, Win8, Server 2003, Server 2008/R2)
Ext2Fsd-0.52.7z:        Batch setup package in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.52.zip:       Batch setup package in zip
Ext2Fsd-0.52.src.7z:    Source codes of Ext3Fsd and Ext2Mgr in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.52.src.zip:   Source codes of Ext3Fsd and Ext2Mgr in zip
Download link:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsd/files/Ext2fsd/0.52/ 
Files checksum:
C:\Works\Ext2fsd\0.52>sha1sum Ext2Fsd-0.52*
8921c8a8bc57e46f8775836359d8868437e8e857 *Ext2Fsd-0.52.7z
5a83af60fc2773feacb241dd68532075f6a74f1e *Ext2Fsd-0.52.exe
0fba60af536ca8edd0c7951433a6916ab4f0042b *Ext2Fsd-0.52.src.7z
0eed9235a845449e5e3d0fa0139182a78c2ecfb0 *Ext2Fsd-0.52.src.zip
d4d1a416409645dc27a328bf1acd44ebd669f671 *Ext2Fsd-0.52.zip
WARNINGS:
The driver may crash your system and ruin your data unexpectedly,
since there might be software conflicts and I could only test it
on some of the popular platforms. You should use it with care and
use it at your own risk!
Matt <mattwu@163.com>
http://www.ext2fsd.com

Ext2Fsd 0.51 was released !

July 9th, 2011
==================================
Release Notes for Ext2Fsd V0.51
==================================
Features implemented and bugfix since V0.50:
1, FIXME: Data corruption issue, especially for multiple-thread
   writing on XP system
2, FIXME: Set ValidDataLength only for FileEndOfFileInformation
   w/ AdvanceOnly
3, Support writing to ext4 volumes w/ flex_bg
4, Code cleanup and enhancement for global/volume property settings
Supported Ext3/4 features by 0.51:
1, flexible inode size: > 128 bytes, up to block size
2, dir_index:    htree directory index
3, filetype:     extra file mode in dentry
4, large_file:   > 4G files supported
5, sparse_super: super block backup in group descriptor
6, uninit_bg:    fast fsck and group checksum
7, extent:       reading, writing with no extending.
8, journal:      only support replay for internal journal
9, flex_bg:      first flexible metadata group
Unsupported Ext3/4 features:
1, journal: log-based operations, external journal
2, extent: size truncating & expanding, file deletion
3, EA (extended attributes), ACL support
Features to be implemented in future:
1, EXT3/4 features support (extents, journal)
2, Documents improvement: clear and elaborate
3, Performance improvement, code optimization
4, Automatic check & update of new versions
5, LVM support, e2fsprogs porting for Windows
Files descriptions:
Ext2Fsd-0.51.exe:       setup wizard for Windows systems (Win2k, Winxp,
                        Vista, Win7, Server 2003, Server 2008/R2)
Ext2Fsd-0.51.7z:        Batch setup package in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.51.zip:       Batch setup package in zip
Ext2Fsd-0.51.src.7z:    Source codes of Ext3Fsd and Ext2Mgr in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.51.src.zip:   Source codes of Ext3Fsd and Ext2Mgr in zip
Download link:
http://sourceforge.net/projects/ext2fsd/files/Ext2fsd/0.51/

Files checksum:
C:\Works\Ext2fsd\0.51>sha1sum Ext2Fsd-0.51*
b2baa15e43c130a4e05549afcde6c6acbbbdeee9   Ext2Fsd-0.51.7z
b622c556e203f1b8cf361a8bde2deb13ac22a1f6   Ext2Fsd-0.51.exe
c07a15c30532f41354668dc17d449156d3f50269   Ext2Fsd-0.51.src.7z
5e0c5109adf4989f4433ae04f7643323e615bfcd   Ext2Fsd-0.51.src.zip
a75706bea9d4285f9177103e81152de0355988b0   Ext2Fsd-0.51.zip
WARNINGS:
The driver may crash your system and ruin your data unexpectedly,
since there might be software conflicts and I could only test it
on some of the popular platforms. You should use it with care and
use it at your own risk!
Matt <mattwu@163.com>
http://www.ext2fsd.com