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Old 12-08-2011, 06:59 AM   #1
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Mount USB Drive


Hello,

I have connected a USB drive to my Redhat linux server and I am unable to mount. Because it is an NTFS partition I am not able to mount. The version I am using is 2.6.18-128.el5 #1 SMP x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux.

Can someone help me to install fuse and lib packages?

I have no idea which version I should download?

Thanks
KJ
 
Old 12-08-2011, 07:07 AM   #2
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You need to install ntfs-3g in order to mount NTFS partitions.

Cheers,

Josh
 
Old 12-08-2011, 07:12 AM   #3
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You need to install ntfs-3g in order to mount NTFS partitions.

Cheers,

Josh

Yes, I know I have to install Ntfs-3g, but now sure which version I should install.

Thanks
KJ
 
Old 12-08-2011, 07:13 AM   #4
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what error do you get when you try to mount this drive - could you possibly post a screenshot.

also if you could please run following command (as recommended by corp769]
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rpm -qa | grep -i ntfs-3g
 
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How are you trying to install it? By using either your package manager or rpm's off of the internet, you will want the latest version..................
 
Old 12-08-2011, 08:31 AM   #6
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How are you trying to install it? By using either your package manager or rpm's off of the internet, you will want the latest version..................
I am trying to download install. But not sure which version I should download?

I used the below commands

mount -t ntfs /dev/sdc1 /mnt/USB

mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdc1 /mnt/USB/


I get this error message : mount: unknown filesystem type 'ntfs'

Thanks
KJ

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Old 12-08-2011, 08:33 AM   #7
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I think you should have checked for package before installing it.
If it is already installed - you just might want to update it -

But even before updating it you should be able to mount if its already installed.

Sorry for hassle
 
Old 12-08-2011, 08:36 AM   #8
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How do I check whether I have already installed or no?

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Old 12-08-2011, 08:50 AM   #9
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Code:
rpm -qa | grep -i ntfs
 
Old 12-08-2011, 08:53 AM   #10
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I used the same command and there is no output
 
Old 12-08-2011, 09:02 AM   #11
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Indeed you dont have required package.

Do you have Red Hat Subscription ? Are you paying Redhat for Support ?

If yes - you might want to check redhat support - if installing software from sources other then redhat is going to impact support in anyway


http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/se...submit=Search+...

http://www.tuxera.com/community/ntfs-3g-download/

Last edited by asimba; 12-08-2011 at 09:04 AM. Reason: added url for rpmfind.net
 
Old 12-08-2011, 09:10 AM   #12
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I don't have Redhat subscription, no contract.
 
Old 12-08-2011, 09:31 AM   #13
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then you could always go to rpmfind.net and search for ntfs-3g and download and install it.
 
Old 12-08-2011, 05:51 PM   #14
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You should be able to mount it read only with stock kernel if that is all you need to do.
 
Old 12-08-2011, 10:53 PM   #15
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After installing the ntfs-3g packages I get the below error messages

[root@localhost ~]# mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdc1 /mnt/USB/
FATAL: Module fuse not found.
The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0).
The file system wasn't safely closed on Windows. Fixing.
ntfs-3g-mount: fuse device is missing, try 'modprobe fuse' as root
[root@localhost ~]# modprobe fuse
FATAL: Module fuse not found.

Can someone help me?
 
  


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