[Novalug] NTFS read/write support in Linux.
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Sat Jan 6 13:31:46 EST 2007
On Sat, 2007-01-06 at 13:07 -0500, John wrote:
> As some people were interested in how best to implement read/write
> support for NTFS drives, the "ntfs-3g" driver is the current best
> implementation (tested out to millions of writes with various versions
> of NTFS). Here's the link to the homepage:
> Very easy to use (FUSE issues withstanding), and as far as I can tell it
> seems to be rock solid reliable (no cascading data failures yet).
> Please read the front page and the "Questions and
> Answers(http://www.ntfs-3g.org/support.html#questions)" section before
> implementing NTFS-3G.
> Here's a link to the obligatory wikipedia article:
> NTFS-3G is implemented in most of the latest distro's to some degree or
> other. I personally can vouch for its inclusion in INSERT, System
> Rescue CD, and KNOPPIX 5.1. It's in the repository for Ubuntu 6.10 and
> I'm thinking about doing a port to OpenBSD.
It's also in Fedora and should now be working properly with SELinux
(q.v. https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=211767 ),
although I haven't tried it myself yet.
Paul W. Frields, RHCE http://paul.frields.org/
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