[CentOS] NTFS and elrepo

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 14:55:04 UTC 2009


On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 6:43 AM, Rod Rook <rod.rook at gmail.com> wrote:

>> In short, the write support offered by the kernel (hence kmod-ntfs) is
>> quite limited.  Alan Bartlett pointed to this section of the kernel
>> Kconfig file:
>>
>> "The only supported operation is overwriting existing files, without
>> changing the file length. No file or directory creation, deletion or
>> renaming is possible. Note only non-resident files can be written to
>> so you may find that some very small files (<500 bytes or so) cannot
>> be written to."
>>
>> Conclusion is, if you need to write to NTFS, you should use ntfs-3g.

> I can write, rename, create folders and files under kernel
> -2.6.18-164.2.1.el5

Using the in-kernel ntfs module (kmod-ntfs) ?

Akemi


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