Rem P Roberti
remegius at comcast.net
Sat Aug 21 16:44:51 UTC 2010
On 08/21/10 09:36, Ryan Coleman wrote:
> You cannot write to NTFS using the stock driver.
> Please use Google to search / do research on the drivers out there; writing to NTFS is a VERY dangerous thing. Your best bet is to just do your work over the network instead of directly over USB from a Windows-based node.
> Also, read the man file for mount_ntfs, it will explain more.
> On Aug 21, 2010, at 11:31 AM, Rem P Roberti wrote:
>> I have a 500GB USB HD which I am able mount thus:
>> mount_ntfs /dev/da2s1 /mnt
>> Having done so I can copy from the external drive, but not write to it.
>> What is necessary to implement in order to be able to write to an external hard drive?
Duly noted. I shall definitely read the man page, but would also
heads up on the dangers involved in writing to NTFS.
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