Ext2Fsd 0.51 was released !

Release Notes for Ext2Fsd V0.51

Features implemented and bugfix since V0.50:

1, FIXME: Data corruption issue, especially for multiple-thread
writing on XP system
2, FIXME: Set ValidDataLength only for FileEndOfFileInformation
w/ AdvanceOnly
3, Support writing to ext4 volumes w/ flex_bg
4, Code cleanup and enhancement for global/volume property settings

Supported Ext3/4 features by 0.51:

1, flexible inode size: > 128 bytes, up to block size
2, dir_index: htree directory index
3, filetype: extra file mode in dentry
4, large_file: > 4G files supported
5, sparse_super: super block backup in group descriptor
6, uninit_bg: fast fsck and group checksum
7, extent: reading, writing with no extending.
8, journal: only support replay for internal journal
9, flex_bg: first flexible metadata group

Unsupported Ext3/4 features:

1, journal: log-based operations, external journal
2, extent: size truncating & expanding, file deletion
3, EA (extended attributes), ACL support

Features to be implemented in future:

1, EXT3/4 features support (extents, journal)
2, Documents improvement: clear and elaborate
3, Performance improvement, code optimization
4, Automatic check & update of new versions
5, LVM support, e2fsprogs porting for Windows

Files descriptions:

Ext2Fsd-0.51.exe: setup wizard for Windows systems (Win2k, Winxp,
Vista, Win7, Server 2003, Server 2008/R2)
Ext2Fsd-0.51.7z: Batch setup package in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.51.zip: Batch setup package in zip
Ext2Fsd-0.51.src.7z: Source codes of Ext3Fsd and Ext2Mgr in 7-zip
Ext2Fsd-0.51.src.zip: Source codes of Ext3Fsd and Ext2Mgr in zip

Download link:


Files checksum:

C:\Works\Ext2fsd\0.51>sha1sum Ext2Fsd-0.51*
b2baa15e43c130a4e05549afcde6c6acbbbdeee9 Ext2Fsd-0.51.7z
b622c556e203f1b8cf361a8bde2deb13ac22a1f6 Ext2Fsd-0.51.exe
c07a15c30532f41354668dc17d449156d3f50269 Ext2Fsd-0.51.src.7z
5e0c5109adf4989f4433ae04f7643323e615bfcd Ext2Fsd-0.51.src.zip
a75706bea9d4285f9177103e81152de0355988b0 Ext2Fsd-0.51.zip


The driver may crash your system and ruin your data unexpectedly,
since there might be software conflicts and I could only test it
on some of the popular platforms. You should use it with care and
use it at your own risk!

Matt <matt@ext2fsd.com>

Posted by Matt Wu 2011-07-09

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