Re: NTFS partitions show up as OS/2 partitions.

Meelis Roos (
Fri, 4 Dec 1998 19:45:50 +0200

TS> NTFS and HPFS are completely different designs, and I've seen no evidence
TS> they share any code. Do you have a reference for that claim?

NTFS is based on HPFS. I don't know if there's some code left from
original HPFS but they are similar. Do you know how NT converts (at
least used to convert) FAT partitions into NTFS? Simple - first convert
it into HPFS and then modify the HPFS to be NTFS.

Meelis Roos (

- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in the body of a message to Please read the FAQ at