Mounting a NTFS (read-only) disk...

Josh Paetzel friar_josh at
Sat Apr 10 09:56:25 PDT 2004

On Sat, Apr 10, 2004 at 12:46:41PM -0400, Ralph M. Los wrote:
> Hi,
> 	I've got my FreeBSD box as a file-server.  I added in a 60gb
> disk I 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 be 
looking for:

mkdir /dos
mount_ntfs -r /dev/ad5s0 /dos

Hope this helps.

Josh Paetzel

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