svn commit: r187437 - head/sys/conf
yanefbsd at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 00:55:33 PST 2009
On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 5:13 PM, M. Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
> In message: <200901191619.n0JGJrhJ015123 at svn.freebsd.org>
> Maxim Sobolev <sobomax at FreeBSD.org> writes:
> : Author: sobomax
> : Date: Mon Jan 19 16:19:53 2009
> : New Revision: 187437
> : URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/187437
> : Log:
> : Mention the fact that the NTFS kernel support isn't
> : very well maintained and point user to sysutils/fusefs-ntfs, which
> : at the time of this writing seems to be a better alternative.
> : Suggested by: luigi
> : MFC after: 2 weeks
> Again, I'd not MFC this to 6.x for sure and maybe not even to 7.x
> since ntfs works well there.
> : Modified:
> : head/sys/conf/NOTES
> : Modified: head/sys/conf/NOTES
> : ==============================================================================
> : --- head/sys/conf/NOTES Mon Jan 19 15:59:05 2009 (r187436)
> : +++ head/sys/conf/NOTES Mon Jan 19 16:19:53 2009 (r187437)
> : @@ -942,7 +942,11 @@ options HPFS #OS/2 File system
> : options MSDOSFS #MS DOS File System (FAT, FAT32)
> : options NFSSERVER #Network File System server
> : options NFSLOCKD #Network Lock Manager
> : -options NTFS #NT File System
> : +
> : +# NT File System. Read-mostly and it's not actively maintained.
> : +# For a better NTFS support consider sysutils/fusefs-ntfs port/package.
> : +options NTFS
> : +
> : options NULLFS #NULL filesystem
> : # Broken (depends on NCP):
> : #options NWFS #NetWare filesystem
Uh, I got consistent panics on 7.x when mounting NTFS partitions
created with XP.
I was creating the partition without MSDOS 8.3 short filename
support though. I personally think that the copy of NTFS in the kernel
is stale and unusable for a lot of different use-cases, to be honest..
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