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Old 10-10-2007, 02:23 AM   #1
dhruvv7
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NTFS Support on Fedora 6


Hi...
I want my XP's partition to be viewed in Fedora. I tried

mount /dev/sda3 /mnt which gave
mount: unknown filesystem type 'ntfs'

So i decided to recompile the kernel. I did make menuconfig, selected NTFS,.

Then I did make bzImage. But it gave error as

make[1]: *** No rule to make target `init/main.o', needed by `init/built-in.o'. Stop.
make: *** [init] Error 2

Am i wrong somewhere..
Dhruv
 
Old 10-10-2007, 03:41 AM   #2
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Hi,

I got the same problem on my mandriva system.
I just read that http://www.ntfs-3g.org/ might help.

Greets
 
Old 10-10-2007, 04:48 AM   #3
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try to install the ntfs driver with yum. From memory it's ntfs-3g
 
Old 10-10-2007, 05:20 AM   #4
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yum not working

Hi
I tried some other options as suggested by you. but my yum gives following error

[root@localhost /]# yum install fuse fuse-libs ntfs-3g ntfsprogs ntfsprogs-gnomevfs
Loading "installonlyn" plugin
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
Could not retrieve mirrorlist http://mirrors.fedoraproject.org/mir...re-6&arch=i386 error was
[Errno 4] IOError: <urlopen error (111, 'Connection refused')>
Error: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: core

Wher am i wrong? kidly let me know
Dhruv
 
Old 10-10-2007, 05:50 AM   #5
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The OP just wants to view a ntfs partition and that is supported by every modern Linux. ntfs-3g is needed "ONLY" if a user wants to write on it.

A ntfs partition should be mounted on a defined mounting point previously created.

Try this (purple bits are optional in many distros but may be required by Fedora)

Code:
/sbin/mkdir /mnt/sda3
/sbin/mount -t ntfs /dev/sda3 /mnt/sda3
There is no need to recompile a kernel.

Last edited by saikee; 10-10-2007 at 05:55 AM.
 
Old 10-10-2007, 07:08 AM   #6
dhruvv7
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hii
I tried this at ery first place. but its giving unknown type ntfs. So I went for recompiling the kernel and including ntfs in it.

But then its giving problem in compiling.

DHruv
 
  


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