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Old 05-11-2008, 02:34 AM   #1
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ntfs-3g cannot access files with foreign characters


I have installed slackware 12.1, all packages except the kdei series, and now I'm trying to access some files in a ntfs partition but now it's like these archives don't exist when the partition is mounted with ntfs-3g, I had access to them in slackware 12.0 without ntfs-3g, I can access those files if I mount the ntfs in the old way by example but I suffer of many issues dealing with those foreign filenames/characters.

mount /dev/sda3 /mnt/windows/ -t ntfs -o ro

also I get a very strange xterm behavior in general when trying to autocomplete those foreign filenames of the NTFS partition
 
Old 05-11-2008, 08:57 AM   #2
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Let's take your issues one by one.

First, unmount the partition by issuing "umount /mnt/windows/"

Second, mount the partition the way your Slackware system set it
up with ntfs-3g by issuing "mount -a".

Third, post the output of "mount" and "cat /etc/fstab".

With the standard Slackware-12.1 setup I can read NTFS partition fine.
 
Old 05-11-2008, 12:14 PM   #3
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the output of /etc/fstab

Code:
/dev/sda2        swap             swap        defaults         0   0
/dev/sda5        /                ext3        defaults         1   1
/dev/sda1        /mnt/Slack12     ext3        defaults,ro      1   2
/dev/sda3        /mnt/windows     ntfs-3g     umask=022        1   0
#/dev/cdrom      /mnt/cdrom       auto        noauto,owner,ro  0   0
/dev/fd0         /mnt/floppy      auto        noauto,owner     0   0
devpts           /dev/pts         devpts      gid=5,mode=620   0   0
proc             /proc            proc        defaults         0   0
tmpfs            /dev/shm         tmpfs       defaults         0   0
I can access the NTFS partition fine but the problem is that some files that have foreign characters in its filename are not being shown, just like they don't exist in that partition, If I mount the ntfs partition without ntfs-3g those files can be accessed normally, but are being shown with the wrong charset
 
Old 05-11-2008, 11:26 PM   #4
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well I can access files with foreign/filenames if I re-mount the NTFS partition manually,
Code:
umount /dev/sda3; mount -a
, but xterm and konsole seems to become crawled in some way when I try to autocomplete filepaths which contain foreign characters, this seems that doesn't happens when I tried in a virtual terminal, the virtual terminals still doesn't display the right foreign characters for filenames but they don't become crawled when I try to autocomplete filepaths with foreign characters, I still have to try UTF-8 support for the virtual terminals

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