strange ntfs-fuse behavior

Max Khon fjoe at
Wed Nov 21 10:06:49 PST 2007


Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:

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> Notes: /dev/ad6s1 is the primary (only) vista/ntfs partition on the
> machine
> monster# mount_ntfs-fuse -o force /dev/ad6s1 /mnt/windows
> /dev/ad6s1 is not a block device, nor regular file.
> Forced to continue.
> Error opening partition device : Invalid argument
> Failed to startup volume : Invalid argument
> Couldn't mount device '/dev/ad6s1' : Invalid argument
> Mount failed.

I assume you use ntfsprogs, not ntfs-3g. Looks like you built stock 
ntfsprogs. Stock version does unaligned reads (not aligned to block 
size) and this does not work on FreeBSD.

You should use ntfsprogs from ports.


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