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Old 02-17-2009, 01:09 PM   #1
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NTFS can't be read

Hi all I am having a 320 GB hard disk & it's dynamic .. so it cant be read on Ubuntu .. also the hard disk is GUID it was read with the GUID but after I converted it to dynamic it is not read any more .. & it get it back again to Basic I must destroy all data .. is their is a way for Linux to read NTFS dynamic disks .. Thanks.
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You will the Linux NTFS driver before doing anything with NTFS (see If there is a way to read dynamic NTFS disks at all than with that driver, AFAIK. Check out the site for details and infos.

If Ubuntu is your main OS, then it makes sense to backup all data and reformat the disk for Ubuntu's own preferred disk format, then copying back all data onto it. It will be faster to use.


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