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Re: ntfs mount errors

On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 11:17:21PM -0400, Phill Atwood wrote:
> I had run into ntfs-3g while googling earlier.  It does intrigue me.
> Making my own package to install it is probably way over my head.
> Although, I would like to get into package maintenance.  If this is not
> too big a piece to chew on I would be willing to take whatever time to
> try.  I am sceptical that previous versions of Debian don't trust ntfs
> to write but these ntfs-3g guys do. 

AFAIU ntfs-3g is a total rewrite of the (old) kernel ntfs driver. And 
the guys seem pretty serious to me:


>I also read that if you mount
> windows xp as vfat you can write to it.  Even more sceptical.

What do you mean by that? You can safely mount fat partitions for a long 
time now.

If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough.
(Albert Einstein)

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