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Old 12-05-2004, 04:29 AM   #1
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Question Is there a knoppix with NTFS write support yet?


I know that write support on ntfs is still experimental, but I heard something about a knoppix release that had support for it
 
Old 12-05-2004, 06:29 AM   #2
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Knoppix 3.6 has ntfs support.

http://www.knoppix.net/get.php
 
Old 12-05-2004, 02:13 PM   #3
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It's been available since the 3.4 release.
 
Old 12-05-2004, 03:04 PM   #4
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I would reccomend that you do not write to NTFS drives from Linux. You are right, it is experimental--which is a nice way of saying that if you are writing to the drive and there is important data on the drive, you are not making a smart decission.
 
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You have to use captive-ntfs to write to NTFS. You need a few files from Windows 2000/XP systems to make captive-ntfs work.

I think Knoppix by now comes with captive-ntfs to write to NTFS partitions because what klaus has mention at http://www.knoppix.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=7086#32173

Like everybody said the kernel's NTFS module does not support full write support for NTFS partitions, so make sure you specify read-only when using the kernels NTFS module.

For more information about captive-ntfs go to http://www.jankratochvil.net/project/captive/
 
  


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