[CentOS] [SOLVED] Re: Desktop update (32 bit) from 5.2 to 5.3 - fuse & ntfs-3g-mount

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Sat Apr 11 12:15:33 UTC 2009

On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 9:44 PM, Lanny Marcus <lmmailinglists at gmail.com> wrote:
> I just finished updating my Desktop, from CentOS 5.2 to 5.3 (32 bit).
> believe have to do with SELinux.  I'd read the Release Notes and
> thought I was OK, since this box is dual boot with M$ Windows XP,
> thinking I had the latest and greatest way to access the NTFS
> partition. However, when I rebooted the box, I saw warning messages:
> "modprobe fuse as root" and here is the result of that:
> and another message "ntfs-3g-mount fuse device is missing"
> As expected, after viewing the above messages; I can't see what's on
> the NTFS partition. I will read the Release Notes, again, in the
> morning.  This box has GNOME and KDE on it and I

Follow on:  I read the 5.3 Release Notes (again) and the NTFS "Tips
and Tricks" on the Wiki (again) and started following the
instructions, again. I am not sure whether it was trying to install
the NTFS packages again, or the shutdown last night and cold boot this
morning, but now I can write to the NTFS partition again.    :-)

[root at dell2400 ~]# yum install fuse fuse-ntfs-3g dkms dkms-fuse
Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, priorities
Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
 * epel: archive.linux.duke.edu
 * rpmforge: apt.sw.be
 * base: mirror.skiplink.com
 * updates: mirrors.rit.edu
 * addons: mirror.sanctuaryhost.com
 * extras: styx.biochem.wfubmc.edu
1589 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
Setting up Install Process
Parsing package install arguments
Package fuse-2.7.4-1.el5.rf.i386 already installed and latest version
Package fuse-ntfs-3g-2009.2.1-1.el5.rf.i386 already installed and latest version
Package dkms- already installed and latest version
Package dkms-fuse-2.7.4-1.nodist.rf.noarch already installed and latest version
Nothing to do
[root at dell2400 ~]#

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