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Old 12-05-2004, 04:29 AM   #1
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Question Is there a knoppix with NTFS write support yet?

I know that write support on ntfs is still experimental, but I heard something about a knoppix release that had support for it
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Knoppix 3.6 has ntfs support.
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It's been available since the 3.4 release.
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I would reccomend that you do not write to NTFS drives from Linux. You are right, it is experimental--which is a nice way of saying that if you are writing to the drive and there is important data on the drive, you are not making a smart decission.
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You have to use captive-ntfs to write to NTFS. You need a few files from Windows 2000/XP systems to make captive-ntfs work.

I think Knoppix by now comes with captive-ntfs to write to NTFS partitions because what klaus has mention at

Like everybody said the kernel's NTFS module does not support full write support for NTFS partitions, so make sure you specify read-only when using the kernels NTFS module.

For more information about captive-ntfs go to


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