Unable to mount partition with ntfs-3g

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at otenet.gr
Fri Feb 8 21:57:57 UTC 2008

Kevin Oberman wrote:
> I would love to be able to mount my NTFS partition R/W, but the FreeBSD
> NTFS support is read-only (or almost read-only), so I installed
> fusefs-ntfs which I thought would allow this.
> After installation (which also pulled in fusefs-kmod, fusefs-libs, and
> libublio), I added fusefs_enable="yes" to my rc.conf. Then, after
> starting fusefs (which means loading the fuse kernel module), I tried:
> # mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/ad0s1 /C
> mount: /dev/ad0 : Operation not supported by device
> I got the same message for a USB drive on /dev/da0.
> Documentation on ntfs-3g is pretty limited. Did I miss something? I
> really rather not convert my new USB disk to FAT32 if I don't have to.

try using the ntfs-3g command directly:

ntfs-3g   /dev/ad0s1    /C

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