COPYING DATA TO NTFS
walkingshadow at grummel.net
Sat Mar 3 00:16:32 UTC 2007
On Fri, 2 Mar 2007 15:39:30 -0800
"Parker Brown" <phbrown at charter.net> wrote:
> Using the FreeBSD booter to manage both Windoz XP and FreeBSD 6.1 on
> the same SCSI drive. Under FreeBSD I've got XP mounted, and I've
> been able to examine the XP directories, but when I try to copy data
> or the contents of directories from FreeBSD to XP. Using cp -R
> format, nothing copies, and I get error messages that the target
> files don't exist.
> Is FreeBSD not capable of copying to NTFS?
No. Or at least writing support is very experimental and might break
your NTFS partition.
However there is ntfs-3g in the ports (sysutils/fusefs-ntfs). This
driver has read/write support.
I've never used it so I can't tell you more.
More info: http://www.ntfs-3g.org/
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