Re: Linux and NT

Richard Russon (
Mon, 19 Aug 96 13:28:52

Hi Michael,

> Is Linux able to read the NT filesystem? I never heard about that so I
> assume not. But why? Is there a special reason?

Yes, Linux CAN read the NT filesystem, but the driver hasn't been released
yet (waiting for v2.1).

> Or aren't there enough infos about the filesystem?
> If there are enough infos, where are they?

There is a book "Inside the Windows NT file system" by Helen Custer,
ISBN 1-55615-660-X , but it's not very good (not enough detail).

The driver works, quite well, but there is still a lot to do.
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