[CentOS] NTFS and elrepo

Rod Rook rod.rook at gmail.com
Tue Nov 3 14:58:58 UTC 2009


On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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
>
Yes.
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