Unable to mount partition with ntfs-3g
oberman at es.net
Sat Feb 9 00:17:01 UTC 2008
> Date: Sat, 09 Feb 2008 00:19:26 +0100
> From: Dominic Fandrey <kamikaze at bsdforen.de>
> Kevin Oberman wrote:
> >> Date: Fri, 08 Feb 2008 23:11:37 +0100
> >> From: Dominic Fandrey <kamikaze at bsdforen.de>
> >> 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.
> >> mount only calls a couple of file systems in the old fashioned way. One of
> >> them is ntfs. What I did to be able to mount NTFS systems with mount -t
> >> (obligatory if you want to use fstab to mount), I did the following:
> >> # mv /sbin/mount_ntfs /sbin/mount_ntfs.bak
> >> # ln -s /usr/sbin/mount_ntfs-3g /sbin/mount_ntfs
> >> This is one of my /etc/fstab entries
> >> /dev/ntfs/2vault /mnt/vault ntfs rw,late,gid=5,umask=113,dmask=002 0 0
> > Cool! This is exactly what I was looking for. Since mount_ntfs-3g was
> > installed, I assumed that it would work with nmount, but I guess not.
> > Thanks very much! I think that this will solve all of my ntfs issues for
> > a while.
> Just remember that you have to recreate the link after you do an
Yes. I already have to do this for other modified stuff. (I install a
new world about every other week.)
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer
Energy Sciences Network (ESnet)
Ernest O. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab)
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