Mounting a NTFS (read-only) disk...
Ralph M. Los
Ralph at boundariez.com
Sat Apr 10 10:03:07 PDT 2004
From: Josh Paetzel [mailto:friar_josh at tcbug.org]
Sent: Saturday, April 10, 2004 12:56 PM
To: Ralph M. Los
Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Mounting a NTFS (read-only) disk...
On Sat, Apr 10, 2004 at 12:46:41PM -0400, Ralph M. Los wrote:
> I've got my FreeBSD box as a file-server. I added in a 60gb
> want to copy the data off of, and format for FreeBSD, slice out, etc.
> When I go to /stand/sysinstall and try to label "ad5" (the added 60gb
> disk), I get an error. I go to Label, and select "Mount Point" by
> pressing "m", and get this error:
> Fatal Error: Bogus partition under cursor??? - PRESS ANY KEY TO QUIT
> after which it promptly throws me back to my prompt, erroring out of
> sysinstall. Am I doing something wrong? Is there a better way to
> mount that disk read-only for now?
> Thanks all in advance.
not sure if this is what you want, but here's what I 'think' you might
mount_ntfs -r /dev/ad5s0 /dos
Hope this helps.
Josh - like a charm. The -r option didn't work though, complained about
being an illegal option. I guess I'll just try and NOT write to it :)
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