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Windows 7: Dual boot (7&Linux), hibernation, unmount/mount HDD storage partition?

21 Dec 2011   #1

Windows 7 Pro 64bit
Dual boot (7&Linux), hibernation, unmount/mount HDD storage partition?

I set up a netbook dual boot to Win 7 Starter or Lubuntu. It would be convenient to hibernate one OS when switching to the other. I made a partition on the hard drive for data storage and transfer between the two OS'. I need to unmount that partition before hibernating. That's easily done in Lubuntu but how do I unmount (and later remount) an HDD partition in Windows? Thanks!

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31 Jan 2014   #2

windows 7 64/Debian Wheezy/Android-x86 4.3/Gparted/Gnu

I'm working on the same thing.. the only thing i can think of would be to make a batch that first unmounts the drive.

something along the lines of:

"C:\Program Files\Ext2Fsd\mount.exe" /umount X:
timeout 1
shutdown /h
"C:\Program Files\Ext2Fsd\mount.exe" 0 3 X:
Change X: for the drive letter.. Change 0 3 where 0=disk;3=partition number.
You can find these in the Ext2 Volume Manager.

I haven't tried it yet so I don't know if it will be remounted on boot..
Or if it will even work..

I also haven't figured out how to execute when the battery gets too low. :P

Edit: seems to have worked.
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