NTFS write support Question.

Kevin P. Fleming kpfleming at linuxfromscratch.org
Wed Mar 3 19:42:18 PST 2004


Alertlee wrote:

> I know this is a quite old subject,but I still want to know clearly:
> 
>    how can I write a NTFS partion??

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> 
> I have tried :
> 
>   recompile 2.6 kernel (doesn't work)
>   Captive (use wine & ntfs.sys) -- destroy my NTFS partion

The answer is you can't. Linux does not support writing to NTFS 
partitions except under very strict circumstances, and even then it's 
not terribly reliable.



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