jerrymc at msu.edu
Sat Jan 10 10:13:46 PST 2009
On Sat, Jan 10, 2009 at 03:36:33AM +0000, RW wrote:
> On Fri, 9 Jan 2009 18:17:49 -0500
> Jerry McAllister <jerrymc at msu.edu> wrote:
> > In general, you should not expect to be able to write to an ntfs file
> > system type. That is why I converted my MS-Win file system to
> > FAT32.
> Not a good idea.
I didn't need anything ntfs provided and it was convenient
rather than further dividing the disk to have a write area.
> > According to the man page, some limited writing can be done,
> > but the list of limitations is long and they are not all immediately
> > straightforward.
> You should be able to write to ntfs if you use the fuse version
> sysutils/fusefs-ntfs - it "just works" in my experience.
> The last time I checked it required some (well-documented) adjustment
> to make it mount from fstab as FreeBSD uses a hard-coded list of mount_*
> commands rather than simply converting "mount -t foo" to mount_foo. I'm
> not sure if this is fixed in 7.1 - but it's about time it was.
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