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hi,
 I am new to solaris. Can anybody tell me how can i mount fat32, ntfs, ext2 file systems. I am using solaris 9 x86.

thanks.
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Hi manish_regmi,

I hope solaris too has the mount command

mount -t <fstype> <device> <directory>

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hi,
 Yes i know that. but does sol9 contains ext2, ntfs, ext2. drivres. Where can i find them.
And how to install them.

thanks.
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by:stefan73
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Hi manish_regmi,
Check this link:
http://developers.sun.com/solaris/articles/lxrun/

At least ext2 access seems to be possible.

Cheers,
Stefan
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I think mount man page must document that
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stefan73:
 Thanks but i dont want to use any emulators. I was trying to know if solaris has support for fat32, ext2, ntfs file systems. If it does not have by default(it seems like that), how can i download it and install it.

sunny:
 I didn't find the man page or mount command help telling about the file systems supported by it.

I also found the user program using open() etc to read ext2 partitions. but i dont want that also.

thanks.
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thanks for your help.
I found a document in the sun's site describing all that.
http://sunsolve.sun.com/pub-cgi/retrieve.pl?doc=finfodoc/72823

NTFS seems to have read only support.

thanks.
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by:yuzh
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PAQ and refund 125 points as required.

Thanks to sunnycoder

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why,
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Manish,

You solved the problem on your own and hence this question was a fit case for refunding the points. I had requested yuzh to review the question and refund the points

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Thanks Sunny :-)

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