External HD

Mario Lobo lobo at bsd.com.br
Sat Aug 21 17:03:25 UTC 2010

On Saturday 21 August 2010 13:46:43 Rem P Roberti wrote:
> > Rem P Roberti<remegius at comcast.net>  пишет:
> >>    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?
> >> 
> >> Rem
> > 
> > use the port /usr/ports/sysutils/fusefs-ntfs
> Thanks for the tip.  I have installed the port and will give it a try,
> although I'm a little leery given Ryan's post.
> Rem
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Don't forget to do this:

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

so you can mount your ntfs disk right from fstab.

I have all my vbox vdi files on an ntfs drive and I'm yet to have a problem 
with it.
Mario Lobo
FreeBSD since 2.2.8 [not Pro-Audio.... YET!!] (99% winfoes FREE)

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