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Old 12-26-2006, 04:54 PM   #1
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Lightbulb NTFS Read/Write HOW-TO Guide

I have Fedora Core 5 $2.6.17-1.2174_FC5smp i686$
updated and 2 NTFS partions....and now i can read/write them

1)Download & install these
to install it
make install       # or 'sudo make install' if you aren't root
to install it
make install       # or 'sudo make install' if you aren't root
2)Unmount them if they were already mounted by another NTFS driver
umount /dev/hda1
3)To mount NTFS /dev/hda1 in /mnt/hda1
mkdir /mnt/hda1
ntfs-3g /dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1

If you want to give full access for all users, ignore all permission related driver messages, and make national characters visible then use (drop or replace the below hu_HU.utf8 with the appropriate setting, and also the device and mount points, if needed).

ntfs-3g /dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1 -o silent,umask=0,no_def_opts,allow_other,locale=hu_HU.utf8
You can also make NTFS to be mounted during boot by ensuring that the FUSE kernel module is automatically loaded and by putting the below line into /etc/fstab

/dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1 ntfs-3g silent,umask=0,no_def_opts,allow_other,locale=hu_HU.utf8 0 0
Old 12-29-2006, 05:30 AM   #2
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Old 12-29-2006, 07:52 AM   #3
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Hi aoryx
It's nice to give this info, but there exists newer versions:
fuse 2.6.1
they gives more secured read/write abilities and fix bugs in the ntfs-3g beta release.

The ntfs-3g driver was tested only for 32 bits architecture machines.
Old 12-29-2006, 08:27 PM   #4
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Nice effort and don't take it wrong but there are easier ways to accomplish read/write of NTFS and with no compiling. I pulled everything from Fedora repos and created the directory "mkdir /mnt/ntfs"

I also ran "# fdisk -l" to see where/how my NTFS was listed eg: "/dev/sdb2 * 785 24321 189060952+ 7 HPFS/NTFS" then I edited etc/fstab and added "/dev/sdb2 /mnt/media ntfs-3g defaults 0 0". Now I can access internal and external NTFS drives,no problemo.

I have always ran "./configure" and "make" as "$ user" and then as root "# make install" .


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