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Re: mounting ntfs partitions?

On Mon, May 11, 2009 at 06:33:06PM +0200, Jochen Schulz wrote:
> Hans-J. Ullrich:
> > 
> > how can I get read-write access as a normal user to a ntfs-partition?
> > I trioed ntfsmount and pmount (with configured pmount.allow), but i found no 
> > way to get write-access as a normal user. 
> The ntfs module in the kernel offers only very limited write access. It
> is a feature constraint you have to live with.

A few years ago I heard that this constraint was to prevent damage to 
the NTFS file system, which the develoers were not sure they fully 
understood yet (Microsoft secrets and such).  I thought that things had 
progessed since them.

- hendrik

> > What is the debian-way?
> Use ntfs-3g.
> J.
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