[CentOS] installing centos with oos ntfs format drives

Wed Oct 2 03:55:02 UTC 2013
John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com>

On 10/1/2013 8:00 PM, g wrote:
> i am going to run a fresh install of centos 6.4 and want to mount 3
> partitions of oos that are formatted as ntfs in an oem installed box.
> if during install, i set up partitions /dev/sda1, /dev/sda2, and
> /dev/sdb1 as ntfs, will install install ntfs software or will i have
> to select it later on in installation?
> also, is it better to mount them under /mnt to keep /media clean?

what is "oos" ?

you cannot install CentOS on a NTFS volume. use ext3 or ext4 for the 
system volumes.

to install the ntfs support and tools, you will first need to add the 
EPEL package repository, then

# yum install *ntfs-3g ntfsprogs*

and then read up on how to use ntfs-3g

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