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Old 07-12-2003, 03:02 PM   #1
gerghk
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linux-ntfs driver


so, i got the linux-ntfs driver patch for my kernel from the linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net site

i follow the instructions:

patch -p1 < linux-2.4.20-ntfs-2.4.1a.patch


but i get sth saying:

"can't find file to patch at line 4
Perhaps you used the wrong -p or --strip option?"

im new to slackware, i was previously able to get this ntfs driver working in redhat 9 by rpm, this is my first shot at a kernel patch

help would be much appreciated , thanks
 
Old 07-12-2003, 03:11 PM   #2
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Make sure you cd to the kernel source directory first.
 
Old 07-12-2003, 04:09 PM   #3
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Slackware comes w/ the NTFS patch applied by default.

Just mount an NTFS partition and your good to go.

It also plays MP3s.


Also, the Kernel Source doesnt come included.

#Kernel Source for Slackware 9:
install using "installpkg kernel-source-2.4.20-noarch-5.tgz"

ftp://ftp.slackware.com/pub/slackwar...0-noarch-5.tgz
 
Old 07-12-2003, 11:36 PM   #4
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are u sure

Quote:
Originally posted by contrasutra
Slackware comes w/ the NTFS patch applied by default.

Just mount an NTFS partition and your good to go.


are u sure? i did a "cat /proc/filesystems" and ntfs was no where on the list...

ROFL @ "it can play mp3s" hahah, redhat is stupid i agree, but that prob was easily solved by getting it with apt-get w/rpms


anyway, is "cat /proc/filesystems" the correct way to check if ntfs is supported? if so, why is it not supported for me, i chose "full" for install options
 
Old 07-12-2003, 11:41 PM   #5
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On the bare.i kernel of Slackware 9, NTFS read support is included out-of-box.

do an "lsmod" as root, and look for the "ntfs" module.
 
Old 07-12-2003, 11:48 PM   #6
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hmm

okay, so if i did a

"mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows -t ntfs -r" it would work properly?

and u told me to do a "ls mod", where is the "mod" directory?
 
Old 07-12-2003, 11:54 PM   #7
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AH

OK ROFLMAO, i just did the

mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows -t ntfs -r

and it did work OUT OF THE BOX indeed

damn damn, dumb one there

argh, but i was always taught to use "cat /proc/filesystems" to check if my kernel supported the ntfs filesystem....



so, although problem solved, why is ntfs not listed when i use "cat /proc/filesystems"


o and btw, write is still not supported eh?
 
Old 07-13-2003, 08:17 AM   #8
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Re: AH

Quote:
Originally posted by gerghk
argh, but i was always taught to use "cat /proc/filesystems" to check if my kernel supported the ntfs filesystem....

so, although problem solved, why is ntfs not listed when i use "cat /proc/filesystems"

o and btw, write is still not supported eh?
By default ntfs is compiled as a module, that is why you didn't see it in /proc/filesystems. Since you haven't mount the ntfs partition, the kernel module is not loaded.

lsmod not ls mod is to list the modules you have.

cheers.
 
Old 07-13-2003, 01:00 PM   #9
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What do I have to do be able to see my files of my WinXP NTFS Partition. Do I have to mount it?
 
Old 07-14-2003, 12:12 PM   #10
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Yes:
mkdir /mnt/winxp
mount -t ntfs /dev/hda /mnt/winxp

Assuming you have xp on hda.
 
  


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