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Old 11-07-2006, 06:19 AM   #1
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Post Writing NTFS via Samba client


Hi everybody,

with new kernel 2.6.x now it is possible to write NTFS even if I don't trust too much. But I would like to ask if it is really safe to write on a NTFS partition via samba client. I tried many times and it works very well from a Linux box to a Windows box via network of course.

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Old 11-07-2006, 07:33 AM   #2
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Yes it is perfectly safe to write to any NTFS partition via samba and has been for years.
 
Old 11-07-2006, 08:10 AM   #3
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When you write across the network to a Windows machine, t's not Linux that does the write, it's the WINDOWS kernel doing the writing to NTFS. That's as safe as it gets, I'm afraid.
 
  


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