[CentOS] ntfs

Sun Dec 5 21:49:14 UTC 2010
Nico Kadel-Garcia <nkadel at gmail.com>

On Sun, Dec 5, 2010 at 4:29 PM, Niki Kovacs <contact at kikinovak.net> wrote:
> Ritika Garg a écrit :
>> CentOS 5.5 is installed in the system. I installed the package
>> kmod-ntfs-2.1.27-3.el5.elrepo.x86_64.rpm
>> I mounted Seagate external hard disk. I am able to copy contents from
>> the hard disk to the system but not from the system to the hard disk.
> I've been following this thread, and I'm wondering: why bother with NTFS
> in the first place? If you have a mixed environment where you need
> Windows to access your external hard disk, you might as well format it
> with a FAT filesystem. Linux supports FAT natively, without making you
> jump through burning loops.

External USB drives, USB sticks, and iSCSI devices.  USB sticks, in
particular, are often pre-formatted with NTFS.