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Re: Need advice: share email linux&xp

On Sun, Oct 24, 2004 at 08:29:57PM -0700, Rony wrote:
> Hi,
> Okay, most of the apps i need is installed already. Now want to try to
> do my work in linux. My system is a dual boot, Sarge-Xp. I'm using
> Thunderbird as email client for both. Anybody have any idea how to
> share my email folder? I know Thunderbird stores each email account in
> a folder.
> What i want is, if i retrieve email in Thunderbird linux, i also can
> read the email in Thunderbird windows or vice versa.
> Should i provide a partition that both linux and windows can write to?
> What file system should i use? FAT32? Or any better idea? Many thx.

I use ReiserFS, and there is a program to copy ReiserFS data to Windows,
but you can't just use it.  No idea if it's possible to mount an EXT2/3
drive in Windows; bet you can.

I'd use Fat32 if I need to write to both from both.

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