If you really wanted to, you could try running Virtual Box which is a free virtualization product , then connecting the virtual box to your host OS using Samba. This site uses cookies. It happens to have LVM setup available and configurable from a web interface. It is also the most crucial step. You can use this Windows-native ext2 driver but be aware that you’d be mounting the ext3 filesystem as an ext2 filesystem and unclean unmounts e. June 28,

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Please install this additional update for Windows 7 KB Where before you’d have a disk that contained a partition that contained an ext3 filesystem, with LVM you have a disk that contains a partition that contains an LVM physical volume which contains an LVM logical volume which contains an ext3 filesystem. The interface through Windows is the tip of an iceberg. When you need to take away a drive, provided you have sufficient space on the rest of the physical partitions in the volume, you can instruct LVM2 to ensure that the data is distributed so that no data remains on the volume to be removed.

winxows This will be by far the simplest way to gain access. Notify me of new comments via email. You are commenting using your Twitter account.


Make profile for raw disk access Currently this is the least friendly part of the process and involves a command line. I’d be more impressed if they put their efforts into functionality rather than the Oh Shiny interface. Does either of you have a favorite way to mount an ext3 partition from Windows?

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Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. Here there is a tiny mb boot, a larger 4gb swap, followed by the gb LVM partition — which marks it out as my Linux drive. Put simply — it allows you to run Linux within Windows, or Windows within Linux as well as multiple Windows instances and so on.

Anyway to access LVM partitions from windows??

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However, winndows feature can be disabled at any moment in the program interface. Since it allows me to use existing Windows file-managing applications, I have not noticed any slow-down in transfer speeds. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration.

I know VMWare supports booting virtual machines off of physical partitions.

And from our folks in the CRY office in Delhi! Finding the drive number in Windows Vista You will need this to create write though access to the drive. Since it has checksumming I was going to call it more ZFS like. Btrfs and XFS are available in read-only mode.


Post Your Answer Discard By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. They’re called “Dynamic disks” in Windows.

By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. True enough, although having hot spare capability ovm2 the OS level sounds useful for home users.

No, Btrfs and XFS are available in read-only mode. How many times can I re-activate my license? Maxim Kholyavkin 5. Linux – General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion. I tried a number of methods, which I will discuss, but to get you to the information you want first, I will show the one thing that worked first. Can I try the product for free before buying? Email required Address never made public. Lv,2 User works best with JavaScript enabled.