File transfer problem
chevhq at gmail.com
Sun Jan 10 22:18:05 UTC 2010
on the win xp machine install ext2IFS1_11.exe
That will allow the xp partition to read ext3 partitions and drives
Cheers the kiwi
On Sun, 2010-01-10 at 15:11 -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> Consider this: you have a hard drive in a small case with a
> lot of files on an ext3 file system that is accessed via a USB
> port. You plug the USB into a Ubuntu 9.04 computer and a panel
> comes up showing all the files. You plug the USB into WinXP it
> shows up in My Computer but shows no files.
> So you take the files to the Ubuntu but there is no way to
> put them in the /dev/sda5 partition. I tried sudo cp -a *
> /dev/sda5 and it errors out.
> Then I tried to mount the /dev/sda5 at /mnt but that fails
> too. The call I tried was $ sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sda5 /mnt
> and changed vfat to ntsf and several others and just got an
> error message.
> What I would like to do is copy the files on the little hard
> drive to the computer which has WinXP and Ubuntu 9.04 in the
> /dev/sda5 partition.
> Does anyone have an idea how to start?
> 73 Karl
> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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