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Old 11-28-2011, 11:35 PM   #1
nanba
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how to mount the NTFS filesystem


i just install new proxmox server. now i want to copy file from external hard drive to my lvm. but i can't mount the hard drive because it is an NTFS filesystem. please anyone help..
 
Old 11-28-2011, 11:47 PM   #2
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Hello,

What distro are you using? You most likely need to install the ntfs-3g package on your system in order to be able to read/write to it, and mount it.

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Josh
 
Old 11-29-2011, 02:50 AM   #3
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i'm using debian..
i've tried install the ntfs-3g
but i got an error: couldn't find package ntfs-3g
 
Old 11-29-2011, 07:47 AM   #4
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What version of debian are you using? Here is a reference for you - http://wiki.debian.org/NTFS
 
Old 11-29-2011, 08:07 AM   #5
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You may be able to mount it for copying using:

Code:
sudo mkdir /mnt/ntfsdrive
sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdaX /mnt/ntfsdrive
Replace sdaX with the actual node of the drive you want to mount. You can then access it with:

Code:
cd /mnt/ntfsdrive
I've used this for quick access to NTFS drives for readonly use without ntfs-3g. I have no idea how robust it is and so wouldn't recommend using it for R/W access.
 
  


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