LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 11-09-2010, 10:28 AM   #1
jmh9403
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Sep 2009
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
how to mount ntfs usb drive I am using Red Hat 5.5


I am using Red Hat 5.5.
I am trying to mount a USB Drive that is formatted as NTFS.
Red Hat is saying it can not mount NTFS drive
 
Old 11-09-2010, 02:22 PM   #2
Forrest Coredump
Member
 
Registered: Oct 2009
Location: Southwestern United States
Distribution: Redhat Enterprise Linux 4-5 (Current RHCE), Fedora Core 11 (FC11), Arch Linux, BT3 (Current GCIH)
Posts: 42

Rep: Reputation: 16
Install "fuse"

You'll need to install the user space file system (fuse), and then you'll have access to the necessary drivers for r/w an NTFS partition.
 
Old 11-09-2010, 02:27 PM   #3
vikas027
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2007
Location: Sydney
Distribution: RHEL, CentOS, Debian, OS X
Posts: 1,298

Rep: Reputation: 102Reputation: 102
Cheers

Hi jmh9403,

Search for fuse-ntfs-3g here
install it
and then mount your ntfs partition as below

Code:
mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sda /mnt
Here, I am assuming your ntfs device is /dev/sda and mount point is /mnt
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
mount ext3 formatted usb drive in red hat. help. tjamnz Linux - Hardware 1 09-10-2007 06:41 PM
how to mount ntfs on to Red Hat 9 bkz81 Linux - Newbie 1 07-19-2005 03:13 PM
USB drive mount disappears randomly, cannot remount (Red Hat 9) Bigglesworth Linux - General 11 01-02-2004 12:50 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 11:32 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration