To read ntfs, add this in fstab: umask=000. this'll make it accessible for all users (earlier I was asking the same question
E.g.: /dev/hda1 /mnt/ntfs ntfs umask=000 1 0
AFAIK, you can only overwrite existing files (with no changing its lengths (?)) on NTFS
Additional few info is available when you recompile kernel. I.e. you go to /usr/src/linux. type 'make mrproper'. type 'make menuconfig' or (if u're in gui) 'make xconfig'. You'll have to choose what you need in your kernel. And while this "choosing", "help" on what you choose is avilable. It describes what u choose. U may underst&...