Re: Inside out.....
I suppose that the big problem is that all the "kernel work" is done by the "Windows Kernel" that there isn't a ext4 driver for the Windows Kernel yet.
About running windows programs from WLS, look a the post:
>Invoke Windows processes from Linux, e.g.
> ~$ cd /mnt/c/temp/ && echo "Hello" > hello.txt && notepad.exe hello.txt
>Invoke Linux processes from Windows command-line, e.g.:
> C:\> bash -c "fortune | cowsay"