Richmond wrote: > John Pierce wrote: >> On Sat, Feb 1, 2020 at 1:31 AM wwp <subscript at free.fr> wrote: >> >>> Definitely, ntfs-3g is from the EPEL repo: >>> # yum info ntfs-3g >>> Installed Packages >>> Name : ntfs-3g >>> Arch : x86_64 >>> .... >> but is it available in x86 32 bit ? >> >> me, I've never trusted ntfs on linux, and would rather have a windows >> machine mount and serve it over SMB or whatever. >> >> > I did not seem to have the repo in /etc/repo.d, so I did this: > > wget https://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm > yum install epel-release-latest-7.noarch.rpm > yum install --enablerepo=epel ntfs-3g > > I got a rather long error message which ended with this: > > Cannot retrieve metalink for repository: epel/i386. Please verify its > path and try again > > I think I should try to find the source and compile. > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos OK I have cheated and hacked and all sort, but got it installed from version 6 repo because it seems version 7 i686 doesn't exist. yum info ntfs-3g Loaded plugins: fastestmirror Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile * base: mirrors.coreix.net * extras: mirrors.coreix.net * updates: mirrors.coreix.net Available Packages Name : ntfs-3g Arch : i686 Epoch : 2 Version : 2017.3.23 Release : 11.el6 Size : 273 k Repo : epel Summary : Linux NTFS userspace driver URL : http://www.ntfs-3g.org/ Licence : GPLv2+ Description : NTFS-3G is a stable, open source, GPL licensed, POSIX, read/write NTFS : driver for Linux and many other operating systems. It provides safe : handling of the Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000, Windows : Vista, Windows Server 2008 and Windows 7 NTFS file systems. NTFS-3G can : create, remove, rename, move files, directories, hard links, and streams; : it can read and write normal and transparently compressed files, including : streams and sparse files; it can handle special files like symbolic links, : devices, and FIFOs, ACL, extended attributes; moreover it provides full : file access right and ownership support. Unfortunately I am not able to mount the partition: mount /dev/sda1 /mnt mount: unknown filesystem type 'ntfs' Also I was unable to compile the source due to errors.