svn commit: r187437 - head/sys/conf
yanefbsd at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 20:25:37 PST 2009
On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 2:22 AM, João Barros <joao.barros at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2009 at 8:52 AM, Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 5:13 PM, M. Warner Losh <imp at bsdimp.com> wrote:
>>> In message: <200901191619.n0JGJrhJ015123 at svn.freebsd.org>
>>> Maxim Sobolev <sobomax at FreeBSD.org> writes:
>>> : Author: sobomax
>>> : Date: Mon Jan 19 16:19:53 2009
>>> : New Revision: 187437
>>> : URL: http://svn.freebsd.org/changeset/base/187437
>>> : Log:
>>> : Mention the fact that the NTFS kernel support isn't
>>> : very well maintained and point user to sysutils/fusefs-ntfs, which
>>> : at the time of this writing seems to be a better alternative.
>>> : Suggested by: luigi
>>> : MFC after: 2 weeks
>>> Again, I'd not MFC this to 6.x for sure and maybe not even to 7.x
>>> since ntfs works well there.
>>> : Modified:
>>> : head/sys/conf/NOTES
>>> : Modified: head/sys/conf/NOTES
>>> : ==============================================================================
>>> : --- head/sys/conf/NOTES Mon Jan 19 15:59:05 2009 (r187436)
>>> : +++ head/sys/conf/NOTES Mon Jan 19 16:19:53 2009 (r187437)
>>> : @@ -942,7 +942,11 @@ options HPFS #OS/2 File system
>>> : options MSDOSFS #MS DOS File System (FAT, FAT32)
>>> : options NFSSERVER #Network File System server
>>> : options NFSLOCKD #Network Lock Manager
>>> : -options NTFS #NT File System
>>> : +
>>> : +# NT File System. Read-mostly and it's not actively maintained.
>>> : +# For a better NTFS support consider sysutils/fusefs-ntfs port/package.
>>> : +options NTFS
>>> : +
>>> : options NULLFS #NULL filesystem
>>> : # Broken (depends on NCP):
>>> : #options NWFS #NetWare filesystem
>> Uh, I got consistent panics on 7.x when mounting NTFS partitions
>> created with XP.
>> I was creating the partition without MSDOS 8.3 short filename
>> support though. I personally think that the copy of NTFS in the kernel
>> is stale and unusable for a lot of different use-cases, to be honest..
> I moved 2x 320GB almost full NTFS partitions to my ZFS home server
> using mount_ntfs. ymmv ;-)
Yeah, I think the problem was either XP SP2 or the fact that I
disabled the MSDOS 8.3 charset features in the registry in Windows.
Either way, it looks like there are issues on certain architectures
according to posters on current at .
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