Ext2Fsd Project

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


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Ext2Fsd is an ext2 file system driver for Windows  (2k,  XP, Vista and Win7). It’s a free software. Anyone can modify or distribute it under GPL2.

Features Ext2Fsd supports:

  1. ext2/ext3 volume reading & writing
  2. ext3 journal replay when mounting
  3. various codepage: utf8, cp936, cp950 …
  4. mountpoint automatical assignment
  5. large inode size: 128, 256, …
  6. large file size bigger than 4G
  7. CIFS sharing over network
  8. htree directory indexing
  9. ext4 extent read-only, no  size truncating and expanding support
  10. Fast fsck (uninit_bg) and group block checksum support
  11. 64k block-size, support compatible to Linux ext4 and e2fsprogs
  12. OS: 2k, xp, vista, server 2003/2008, win7

Features Ext2Fsd doesn’t support:

  1. fully ext3 journal support
  2. ext4 extent support
  3. LVM and Linux raid (md)
  4. NT4 is no longer supported.

Written by Matt

July 31st, 2009 at 9:13 am

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