Why can't I set user read access for mounted ntfs drives?
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This mounts them successfully, but I can only access them as root. Even when I am root, it won't let me change the permissions, since it says they are read only drives. As you can see I did specify hdb1 to have write access, but I guess linux ntfs doesn't have write support yet. I don't want to have to log in as root every time I access these drives, especially since I won't have write access anyway and can't do any harm.
When I have those drives mounted, doing and ls -l on the /mnt folder shows this:
Not according to the documentation for the kernel. If you
use the ntfstools from sourceforge it's a whole different
story, though :}
Is ntfstools completely seperate from the ntfs support in the kernel? I might have to check that out, because it would be very convenient if I could write to ntfs partitions reliably and without risk of corrupting the data on those partitions.