Alexander Batischev wrote: > On Wed, Sep 08, 2010 at 08:33:02AM +0200, Merciadri Luca wrote: > >>> - try to mount it manually in a way like that: >>> # mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbkey >>> Of course, /dev/sda1 should be replaced with real device name, and >>> /mnt/usbkey shoul exist. >>> >> Thanks. Well, I found the key under /dev/disk/by-id/. After having typed >> the aforementioned command, I get `mount: unknown filesystem type >> 'ntfs-3g'.' Any idea? >> > > Oh, excuse me! That's my fault - I forgot to mention that you should have > ntfs-3g, which is a NTFS driver for Linux, installed in system. Just install > package with the same name and try mount command again. > > There is also a possibility that you have ntfs driver (AFAIK, that one lacks > support for writing) - if you don't want to install anything and you don't need > writing, you may check out that one (simply use 'ntfs' instead of 'ntfs-3g' in > the 'mount' command I wrote before). > I just installed the mentioned package, and simply plugging in the USB key shown me its content. Thanks a lot. Actually, I had installed `ntfsprogs' and `dosfstools' without checking that they were actually not ntfs drivers, but mere utilities. I should have realized that I had not the ntfs-3g driver. But why isn't that already installed with a basic install? Thanks again! -- Merciadri Luca See http://www.student.montefiore.ulg.ac.be/~merciadri/ I use PGP. If there is an incompatibility problem with your mail client, please contact me.
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