fstab entry for fusefs based

Kevin Oberman rkoberman at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 20:03:49 UTC 2014

On Mon, Feb 3, 2014 at 8:56 AM, Mike Clarke <jmc-freebsd2 at milibyte.co.uk>wrote:

> On Monday 03 Feb 2014 05:31:30 Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > I'd like to have file systems that use fusefs mount at boot time, but I
> > don't know what to put into the fstype field. I used ntfs in prior
> > versions, but it's been dropped and I now use ntfs-3g
> You can find instructions in /usr/local/share/doc/ntfs-3g/README.FreeBSD.
> Basically you specify the file type as ntfs-3g or rename /sbin/mount_ntfs,
> symlink ntfs-3g as the former, and use just "ntfs" as the file type.
> This works for me with 9.1-RELEASE

Thanks! I now have a VERY long entry in my fstab with a to of options. I'll
re-boot later today to see if it works correctly.

Replacing mount_ntfs with a link to ntfs-3g is what I did on version 9 for
NTFS, but 10 dropped ntfs, so I was unsure of how to do it. I missed the
README.FreeBSD file. Oops! Now to look to see if exFAT has similar
R. Kevin Oberman, Network Engineer, Retired
E-mail: rkoberman at gmail.com

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