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    Is it at all possible to have windows on an Ext2 or Ext3?

    I just hate having to defrag all the time. Is it even possible to duplicate the drive to an ext format, or just install it to a linux partition somehow?

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    Linux Guru bigtomrodney's Avatar
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    Nov 2004
    No, Windows only supports FAT and NTFS natively. Even though there are ext3 drivers available for Window, it is not possible to boot from them. To be honest I wouldn't even run data partitions under ext3 on Windows, the drivers just aren't native 'enough'.

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    Ok, thanks. That's exactly what I assumed, I just wondered if there was something I didn't know about.

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