svn commit: r187437 - head/sys/conf
stas at FreeBSD.org
Thu Jan 22 01:18:44 PST 2009
On Tue, 20 Jan 2009 00:52:28 -0800
Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com> mentioned:
> 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.
> > Warner
> > : 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..
But it works well for a lot of cases (e.g. works fine for me on current
with Vista NTFS) and much better in some situations than fuse. Thus the
latter can't replace its functionality fully.
We'd better fix bugs you're experiencing (btw I haven't seen any with ntfs
driver so far).
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