Re: NTFS mount in Debian Sarge Testing
On Monday 13 December 2004 02:51 pm, Micha Feigin wrote:
> At Sun, 12 Dec 2004 23:03:22 -0800,
> Benedek Frank wrote:
> > On Sunday 12 December 2004 08:41 pm, Shreyas Ananthan wrote:
> > > "Shaikh Quader" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > > I am trying to mount an Windows XP ntfs partition under Debian Sarge
> > > > (kernel version 2.6.8-1-386) release. I couldn't find the ntfs
> > > > driver for debian at http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net.
> > > >
> > > > Does anyone know where I can find the ntfs driver for my system?
> > >
> > > If you just need to read from the NTFS partition, debian kernel does
> > > have a module for that. try
> > >
> > > modprobe ntfs
> > >
> > > and then mount the ntfs partition.
> > Or you can build your Kernel with the NTFS compiled in, and then you can
> > just mount ntfs easily
> > mount -t ntfs /dev/hda3 /ntfs --> where hda3 is the NTFS partition, and
> > /ntfs is the directory you want it to be mounted at.
> > You can write to NTFS with newer kernels, but it is still in
> > developement. You have to compile the kernel with support for writing to
> > NTFS though.
> You can only change existing files without changing their size, you can't
> create new files or append to files, etc. Its mainly useful for holding a
> filesystem image on an ntfs partition.
> If you need to do proper writing to an ntfs partition the only current
> solution is the captive project
Did not know that, thanks for clarifying.
> > Good luck
> > Ben
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