Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sat 15th Jul 2006 02:24 UTC
Linux Finally Linux has got full read-write open source NTFS support! Preliminary benchmarks show that the still unoptimized driver already sometimes twice as fast as ext3 and 20-50 faster than the commercial Paragon NTFS. Interestingly Captive NTFS, which uses the native Windows NTFS driver, fails all benchmarks with file loss.
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I always try to keep my data on another partition the OS. I've started using ext3 in XP for that (using Ext2 Installable File System For Windows from and so far haven't run into any troubles. So you can already share your data easily without having to resort to FAT32.

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