COPYING DATA TO NTFS
jerrymc at msu.edu
Sat Mar 3 01:54:50 UTC 2007
On Sat, Mar 03, 2007 at 01:13:21AM +0100, Marco Hafke wrote:
> Did you read the manpage of mount_ntfs? Have a look to the writing section:
> "There is limited writing ability. Limitations: file must be nonresident
> and must not contain any sparces (uninitialized areas); compressed files
> are also not supported. The file name must not contain multibyte
> Writing on NTFS with FreeBSd is a bad idea. You should switch to FAT if
> you need to exchange files between this to systems.
Yes. That seems to be the current status.
What I do on my dual boot is make an extra slice that if FAT32 that I can
use to write back and forth between the FreeBSD and MSwin system. So,
I end up using up three slices for a dual boot NTFS, FAT32 and FreeBSD.
The FAT32 doesn't have to be terribly large, a couple of GBytes does it
> Parker Brown schrieb:
> >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?
> >Please help!
> >Parker Brown
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