Ext2Fsd Project

Open source ext3/4 file system driver for Windows (2K/XP/WIN7/WIN8)

Archive for March, 2016

Ext2Fsd 0.63 was released !

with 15 comments

Features implemented or bugfix since V0.62:

     1, Symlink (ReparsePoint) support implemented by ngkaho1234. See his
        repository for more details: http://github.com/ngkaho1234/Ext3Fsd.git
     2, Hard links support implemented
     3, Win10 TH2 drive letter assignment supported
     4, Case-insensitive-search supported (caused by dentry hash)
     5, Peformance improvements for metadata operations

 Bugs fixed:
     1, BSOD when trying to format or dismount EXT4 volumes
     2, invalid extent content for newly created inodes
     3, Possible data corruption (zero data) under high pressure (WDK building)
     4, Splash screen of Ext2Mgr removed
Supported Ext3/4 features by 0.63:
    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:       full support with extending and shrinking.
    8, journal:      only support replay for internal journal
    9, flex_bg:      first flexible metadata group
  10, symlink and hardlink
Unsupported Ext3/4 features:
    1, journal: log-based operations, external journal
    2, EA (extended attributes), ACL support
Features to be implemented in next release:
   1, mounted as given user: privilege checking with given uid & gid
   2, EA and ACL security checking
Files descriptions:
Ext2Fsd-0.63.exe:       setup wizard for Windows systems (Win2k, Winxp,
                        Vista, Win7, Win8, Server 2003, Server 2008/R2)
Ext2Fsd-0.63.7z:        Batch setup package in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.63.zip:       Batch setup package in zip

Download link:
Files checksum:
C:\Works\Ext2fsd\0.63>sha1sum Ext2Fsd-0.63*
fba65fdaa84a798390abb90c997a80417aeacfce *Ext2Fsd-0.63.7z
e4f6971c67d7307dd2aa6793dcefaba1b30c847e *Ext2Fsd-0.63.exe
55cced23064ed60bd54749bf14c2bf3db5c42968 *Ext2Fsd-0.63.zip
    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>

Written by Matt

March 13th, 2016 at 6:50 pm

Posted in Ext2Fsd,News

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