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==References and Links
==References and Links==
Revision as of 18:49, 13 January 2007
If you need GUI-based access to the contents of a hard drive, or if you need to mount an ext2/3 hard drive on a computer running Windows or OS X, this page may have an answer for you. The process outlined here is useful for someone rescuing data from a backup USB hard drive, or from a data partition in a Linkstation.
- ext2fsx driver from SourceForge.net
- a computer running OS X (10.3-10.4.x are currently supported)
- a hard drive formatted in ext2 or ext3
Unmount cleanly from current node. Check w/ df -Th
Connecting and Determining diskMsN
sudo -s mkdir /Volumes/linux mount_ext2 -o rdonly -x /dev/disk2s1 /Volumes/linux
Finder Menu Go->Go To Folder
Check w/ df -Th