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Captive - NTFS (http://freshmeat.net/projects/captive) is a GPL cross-platform filesystem emulation module that provides full read/write access to NTFS partitions a la WINE, by reusing Microsoft's ntfs.sys driver.
I don't use ntfs partitions myself, so I can't test this out. NTFS access is a common issue around linuxquestions.org, so please post your experiences with Captive.
I didn't try this 'cause nowadays I don't have an ntfs partition anymore, but I think this is gr8!
First time I tried linux, I really couldn't believe that you can't write to nfts, but I have learned to accept it. I believe a lot of people, that want to go to linux, are being held back by the fact that they can't write to their partition...
Distribution: Gentoo, Debian, Ubuntu, Red Hat/CentOS
Interesting. I believe we will see more of this as people realize the only way to keep up with the constantly changing FS in windows is to use there own tools against them. I don't need this but a wine/driver crossover is the future of linux interoperability. When longhorn is released there will be a new M$ filesystem called WINFS and interoperability would have been set back once again, however this captive software layer will allow almost instant portability - Kudos!!
ok, so we are reusing microsoft product.... im going to wait til it can be compiled into the kernel, thanks...
However, I will say, this is pretty cool. Once it proves to be both stable and reliable... it will be a nice "right back at'cha" to MS. Whoever uses it, please keep us posted on how it performs...(BTW, does it come with a BSOD option?)