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Old 04-06-2004, 08:11 AM   #1
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Wink ntfs file system

Is this still dangerous to write to ntfs file system? I am using kernel 2.6.
Old 04-06-2004, 08:37 AM   #2
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with nothing : impossible ..

with Captive-NTFS , it's easy and safe.
Old 04-08-2004, 01:04 AM   #3
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Actually in the 2.6 kernel documentation it says that you can write to a ntfs partition safely as long as you don't change the length of the file you're modifying. A bit limiting but its a start.


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