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Old 03-13-2003, 09:38 AM   #1
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Angry !!!!automounting Ntfs!!!!


Please please please does anybody know how to automount an NTFS drive as read AND write, not just read only.
 
Old 03-13-2003, 09:58 AM   #2
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you do of course realise that writing to ntfs drives is effectively suicide? fair enough... just add a line to the end of your /etc/fstab file. check the fstab and mount manpages for details on achieving this.
 
Old 03-13-2003, 10:02 AM   #3
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I am aware of the risks. Management orders! They wan't to be able to read the ntfs disk on a Windoze machine.

I have entered the /etc/fstab line but the drive is still read only.
It mounts the drive and I can see it, but I cannot write to it.
 
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this is managment as in employers / business and all that? before they want to blame you when it all goes wrong, make them read the official line...
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CONFIG_NTFS_RW:

This enables the experimental write support in the NTFS driver.

WARNING: Do not use this option unless you are actively developing
NTFS as it is currently guaranteed to be broken and you may lose all your data!

It is strongly recommended and perfectly safe to say N here.
but all you should need to do (assuming you're kernel is set up for write support, which is very unlikely by default, you'll need to recompile it) is add rw to the options your'e using.
 
Old 03-13-2003, 10:23 AM   #5
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Yes it's the people with power and no idea about proper IT implementation. I would prefer it myself just to format it as ext3
 
  


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