NTFS in GENERIC: opt-in or opt-out?

Volodymyr Kostyrko c.kworr at gmail.com
Mon Jan 19 11:39:58 PST 2009

Luigi Rizzo wrote:
>> I am reviewing differences between amd64 and i386 GENERIC kernels and 
>> noticed that for some unclear reason we ship amd64 GENERIC with NTFS 
>> module compiled in, while i386 without it. IMHO both should match. The 
>> question is whether NTFS should be i386 way (opt in) or amd64 way (opt 
>> out) in GENERIC? What do people think?
> given that the sysutils/fusefs-ntfs seems to be much better,
> I'd rather remove the in-kernel ntfs from both and replace
> with a note on what to do to use fusefs-ntfs

That's not. fuse-ntfs can't work with 4G files.

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