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Well I decided to get all fancy and mount my NAS drives on my Windows PC and copy about 400GB of data over rather than use the pathetic 10-15MB/s that the NAS tops out at.

After fiddling way to long I discover that the EXT3 volumes have, well as the diagnostic tool says,

the file system has an inode size unequal to 128 bytes (inode size: 256 bytes)
I also discovered from Google that there currently is no way to mount an EXT3 with 256 byte inodes. EXT2IFS does not work and Ext2Fsd fails.
 

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When I created an EXT3 "My Documents" partition on my ThinkPad (the only computer I have with Windows on it), I had to use 128 byte inodes. What you may be able to do is use Linux to copy those files over. If you don't have Linux on that computer, you can use one of those live Linux discs.
 

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Thanks James. I think I will either copy it over the LAN or go back and reformat it as EXT2. I was surprised the tools were updated to support this.
 
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