win 7 dual boot

Mario Lobo mlobo at
Wed Oct 28 23:45:30 UTC 2009

On Tuesday 27 October 2009 23:11:15 Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> Completely side question I use sysutils/fusefs-ntfs to mount my vista
> partition do I need to change anything in my /etc/rc.d/* hierachy and/or
> /etc/fstab  after installing win 7 (I use a direct call to ntfs-3g
> instead of via the mount patch [which doesn't work on 8.0-XXX it seems
> {I am on RC2 right now}]?

I have FreeBSD papi 8.0-RC1 and fusefs works perfectly via mount & fstab.

Did you replace the original mount_ntfs with ntfs-3g like bellow?

cd /sbin
mv -f mount_ntfs mount_ntfs-kern
ln -s /usr/local/bin/ntfs-3g mount_ntfs

After that, any call to mount_ntfs will grant RW to the disk.

Mario Lobo
FreeBSD since version 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99,7% winedows FREE)

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