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Old 06-28-2004, 02:06 PM   #1
ktekosi
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Question ntfs partition mounting as rw


I want to mount my ntfs partition as rw (read AND write), and the 9.1 Slackware can't do that yet. What can I do? Is there an additional software that can do such thing?
 
Old 06-28-2004, 02:14 PM   #2
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You would need a program like "CaptiveNTFS" to write to an NTFS volume. The Linux kernel is still incapable of writing safely to NTFS.

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Old 06-28-2004, 02:15 PM   #3
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RIght now the kernel doesn't support much in the way of write support.
You can change the characters, but the file length must remain the same -- meaning the size of it can't change. You also can't create, delete, or rename the files.

There are a couple 3rd party apps which can give you real read/write support, but some are commercial. Do a search on this.

Oh -- And welcome to LQ -- see it's your first post

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Old 06-28-2004, 02:22 PM   #4
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The Knoppix 3.4 Live CD comes with a program called Captive-NTFS. This can write to NTFS partitions in Linux; it uses certain NTFS files from Windows to do this by either scanning your Windows partition and/or downloading them from the SP1 package.

**Disclaimer** This is not a fully supported function of Linux and it does have bugs. My Master Boot Record fizzled on me, so I used this to copy files from the bad drive to the good drive (both NTFS) - the small files made it, but a larger (40+ MB) .exe file corrupted.

I'm a a super- when it comes to Linux, but I wouldn't recommend this unless it's absolutely necessary.
 
Old 06-07-2005, 09:43 PM   #5
aiordanescu
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Hahaha

Aici ne intalnim mah Victor, poti folosi urmatoarele:
captive-ntfs
driver-ul de ntfs inclus in in kernel 2.6.whateva (adica tre sa faci upgrade ca Slack 10.1 inca foloseste 2.4
sau Paradigm NTFS care insa nu e freeware da il gasesti pe un site pe care nu ti-l pot spune aici ca nu am voie .

Mai vorbim.
 
  


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