[CentOS] NTFS and elrepo

Ron Loftin reloftin at twcny.rr.com
Sun Nov 1 23:09:59 UTC 2009


On Sun, 2009-11-01 at 14:49 -0800, Akemi Yagi wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 31, 2009 at 8:14 PM, Ron Loftin <reloftin at twcny.rr.com> 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.
> 
> > 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.
> 
> Could you show us the output returned by:
> 
> uname -mr
> ls -l `find /lib/modules -name ntfs.ko`
> ls -l `find /lib/modules -name fuse.ko`
> 

uname -mr
2.6.18-164.2.1.el5 i686

ls -l `find /lib/modules -name ntfs.ko`
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root     46 Oct 31
19:45 /lib/modules/2.6.18-164.2.1.el5/weak-updates/ntfs/ntfs.ko
-> /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.el5/extra/ntfs/ntfs.ko
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root     46 Oct 31
19:45 /lib/modules/2.6.18-92.1.13.el5/weak-updates/ntfs/ntfs.ko
-> /lib/modules/2.6.18-128.el5/extra/ntfs/ntfs.ko

ls -l `find /lib/modules -name fuse.ko`
-rwxr--r-- 1 root root 57464 Sep 30
15:26 /lib/modules/2.6.18-164.2.1.el5/kernel/fs/fuse/fuse.ko

Be careful of the line wrapping, and thanks for the help.

> Akemi
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