Le funzionalità di Ext2 IFS For Windows
- Supports Windows NT 4.0, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows Vista [new].
- Supports both the 32 bit x86 and the 64 bit x64 platform [new].
- Includes drivers with a digital signature for Windows Vista x64 [new].
- All operations you would expect: Reading and writing files, listing directories, creating, renaming, moving and deleting files or directories, querying and modifying the volume's label.
- UTF-8 encoding [new].
- Files larger than 2 GBytes. (Please read the FAQ section, too.)
- Supports hash indexed (htree) directories (utilizes the so-called dir_index feature of Ext3) [new].
- Full plug-n-play functionality. When a drive is removed, the corresponding drive letter is deleted [new].
- Supports use of the Windows mountvol utility to create or delete drive letters for Ext2 volumes [new] (except on Windows NT 4.0). This is useful for scripts. (Please read the FAQ section, too.)
- A global read-only option is provided [new].
- File names that start with a dot "." character are treated as hidden [new].
- Supports GPT disks if the Windows version used also does [new].
- Paging files are supported. (A paging file is a file "pagefile.sys", which Windows swaps virtual memory to.) Users may create paging files at NT's control panel at Ext2 volumes.
- Specific functions of the I/O subsystem of NT: Byte range locks, notification of changes of directories, oplocks (which are required by the NT LAN manager for sharing files via SMB).