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Old 07-20-2006, 01:55 AM   #1
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How can i read\write on NTFS partition in fedora core 5?


Hello friends

Can you help me.

I have already updated the kernal for ntfs now it allow me to read but not to write.so how can i read and write on NTFS.


thanking you in a mean while.

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Old 07-20-2006, 02:06 AM   #2
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Details on what you want to do are at http://www.fedoraforum.org/forum/sho...d.php?t=112316

If you don't like using yum (which I don't), you can manually download the packages referenced there and then install them locally using smart. If you don't have smart (you probably don't), you can find smart at http://labix.org/smart
 
Old 07-20-2006, 02:06 AM   #3
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don't write to it, it's getting some positive feedback, but if you have any way to avoid the need to write to ntfs then do it. change your filesystem to fat, use a seperate fat32 transfer partition etc... if you value your data, don't try to write to ntfs.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 02:18 AM   #4
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From the Unoffical Fedora FAQ:
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How do I read my NTFS (Windows NT/2000/XP/2003) drive in Fedora? (Updated 9 June 2006)
A: Well, now, that's an easy one! You just have to install the NTFS kernel module for your kernel:

1. Make sure that you're using my yum configuration from the installing software question.
2. Open a Terminal.
3. Become root: su -
4. Type: yum install kmod-ntfs
According to the NTFS FAQ, most distros (other than Fedora) have NTFS support out of the box. Try one of the RPMs Here to add NTFS support. Aparently, it can only overwrite existing data.

I suggest that if you need to share files between Linux and Windows, that you create a separate FAT32 partition. Both Linux and Windows can safely read and write FAT32.

I hope this helps
--Ian

EDIT: Beaten to it...

Last edited by IBall; 07-20-2006 at 02:21 AM.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 02:22 AM   #5
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NTFS write support is still at its infant(y). even if you can, avoid writing to an NTFS partition whilst inside of a linux box it can screw up the partition. go with acid suggestion and make a fat partition for such purposes. fat is very much nicely supported by all linux distro's.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 04:04 AM   #6
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Hello furgan
You may try the new ntfs-3g driver from Here
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The ntfs-3g driver is an open source, GPL licensed, third generation Linux
NTFS driver for 32-bit, little-endian architectures which was implemented
by the Linux-NTFS project. It provides full read-write access to NTFS,
excluding access to encrypted files, writing compressed files, changing
file ownership, access right.
I installed it and I have read/write access to my ntfs partition apparently without any problem.
It seems that this issue about writing to ntfs partitions is now almost solved and has reached a secure enough point as for 32-bit architectures.
Things always move forward especially in computer/development fields.
 
Old 07-20-2006, 12:17 PM   #7
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Check what is the status of FUSE NTFS project. They say they have more progress than kernel-modules variant, but I heard it's a trick to find actual status of the project - some README's are outdated.
 
Old 07-21-2006, 12:12 AM   #8
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check this thread out, it talks about the same thing and has a solution too.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...=1#post2343499
 
  


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