[CentOS] NTFS and elrepo

Rod Rook rod.rook at gmail.com
Sun Nov 1 04:42:04 UTC 2009


On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 11:14 PM, Ron Loftin <reloftin at twcny.rr.com> wrote:

>
> On Sat, 2009-10-31 at 23:39 -0400, Yves Bellefeuille wrote:
> > On Saturday 31 October 2009 20:12, Ron Loftin wrote:
> >
> > > I have here a box which I dual-boot between CentOS 5.4 and an older
> > > version of that "other OS" that I'm using to check out the ELrepo
> > > version of kmod-ntfs.  After installing as per the directions on the
> > > ELrepo site, I can mount an NTFS filesystem, and when I type "mount"
> > > with no options the output tells me that the target filesystem is
> > > mounted read-write.  However, when I try to create a file on that
> > > filesystem as root, I get a "Permission denied" error, which leads me
> > > to think that I'm missing something here.  So far, Google has not
> > > been very helpful here, so if anyone can shine some light on this, it
> > > would be welcome.
> >
> > Try using "mount -t ntfs-3g" rather than "mount -t ntfs". You may have
> > to install fuse-ntfs-3g.
> >
>
> I think that you have misunderstood my question.  I know how to do it
> with the packages from RPMforge ( which is where I get fuse-ntfs-3g )
> but I'm trying to evaluate the kmod-ntfs package from ELrepo.org.  There
> seems to be something I'm not understanding about this approach, or I'm
> not finding the correct documentation for it.
>
> This statement is a direct quote from CentOS Wiki (
http://wiki.centos.org/TipsAndTricks/NTFS)

[image: <!>] As of CentOS 5.4 (kernel 2.6.18-164 or newer), the fuse kernel
module is included in the kernel itself. Therefore, dkms and dkms-fuse are
no longer required. If you have previously installed dkms-fuse, please *
uninstall* it by a *yum remove dkms-fuse* command.
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