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Old 04-17-2003, 05:55 AM   #1
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Question Mounting NTFS partition on Red Hat 9.0

is there a way to mount NTFS partition on Red Hat 9.0? I have tried to change /etc/fstab and add the lines that made mounting NTFS partitions possible back when I was using old Mandrake 8.0, but it didn't work. Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance, I.L.
Old 04-17-2003, 07:25 AM   #2
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mount -t ntfs /dev/hd?? /mountpoint
assuming your kernel has ntfs support built in
the write support is poor.
read support is great.
don't write to it.
Old 04-17-2003, 02:23 PM   #3
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Arrow RH 9.0 and NTFS

I am running RedHat 9.0 with NTFS (read-only, obviously). There are modules provided for RH9 @ Be sure to download the one for your kernel version (you can find out via uname -r). Just follow the installation instructions on the page and NTFS support will be available immediately. Hope this helps!
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Thank you, Mr. banzai, this works.
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Ok, matter of fact i 'm talking about rh8. but everything is the same. I managed to mount 2 ntfs logical partitions (hdb5, and hdb6) yet i can't mount hdb1 (ntfs also), cause i get an error about mounting a logical partition or sth.
hdb1 is NTFS 40 gb long. maybe this is the case?
is there a limit 4 ntfs support that has sth to do with gb.
all this on Western Digital drives, which I love, and no disk has ever betrayed me. (i have 2 working perfect disks from the year of 95-96! 1.2 gb)
Old 07-03-2003, 05:47 PM   #6
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I download and installed the package for my RH 9 system and it works without a hitch so far. I was able to pull over files from my NTFS partition and move them to a backup system since aI am know having kernel errors with my XP boot up. Thanks for the link!!!


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