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On Wednesday 01 March 2006 17:40, Michal Žeravík wrote:
> Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> > On Wednesday 01 March 2006 17:17, Michal Žeravík wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> anyone know how to get %subj% on native gentoo64?
> >> Kernel has partial write support, captive-ntfs seems to be x86 only.
> >> Is there any way?
> > Write support is currently working best with the ntfs-progs / fuse combo.
> > The version in portage is not current though, and the new version is
> > probably better. You must have a fuse enabled kernel though.
> > Paul
> from linux-ntfs.org:
> *Write support:* Last, but not least, the kernel driver now does all
> sorts of mambo jumbo when mounting a volume R/W. Features come slower
> than ntfsmount (fuse) but much more stable.
> So RW use of kernel-driver is now really reliable? (using 2.6.15-gentoo-r5)
> Or better to use ntfsprogs/fuse?
The kernel is very reliable and will certainly not destroy your data, or even
require a chkdsk from windows. It does however support writing less often.
For both modes, writing is enabled, but does not always succeed. Whether or
not it succeeds is dependent on the structure of the directory the file is to
be written into.
Paul de Vrieze