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Old 04-22-2004, 04:08 AM   #1
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Mounting a NTFS Drive or Partition!


I'm new to Linux and I'm using Red Hat 9.0 I want know how to mount an NTFS drive or partition in Linux. I'm using xp and that's on the same drive as my Linux partition. I have another 120Gig with all my music on it and I haven't been able to mount it since I installed Linux 3 days ago... Please Help!
 
Old 04-22-2004, 04:37 AM   #2
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Mounting NTFS isn't a problem, however, writing to NTFS could be a problem for you. I hear the latest 2.6.x kernel series can write to it, and you could probably get modules to write with your current (if it doesn't have NTFS-write support) but you should be able to mount/read it no problem. I did a quick search on google, and this is what i came up with.

http://www.linuxforum.com/linux_tutorials/1/1.php
This just tells you real quick how to add it to your /etc/fstab so it gets mounted at boot

http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/info/ntfs.html
This goes much more in depth and if you want to be able to write to it and you don't have 2.6.x, this is probably your place.
 
Old 04-22-2004, 05:06 AM   #3
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Thanks a lot! I'll give it a whirl...
 
Old 04-22-2004, 05:37 AM   #4
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Damn! Red Hat 9.0 (Shrike) doesn't have NTFS support! Guess I'm gonna have to download a rpm. Only thing is I don't know where the installed apps in Linux go. How do you update the kernel. Is it advisable?

Oh and it says I'm using a 2.4.20-8 smp kernel version.
 
  


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