Gentoo Archives: gentoo-amd64

From: "Michal Žeravík" <michalz@×××××××.com>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-amd64] full write access to ntfs
Date: Wed, 01 Mar 2006 19:54:01
Message-Id: 4405FB19.9090300@olomouc.com
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-amd64] full write access to ntfs by Paul de Vrieze
Paul de Vrieze wrote:
> 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 >
well, only thing to enable ntfs-rw is with CONFIG_NTFS_RW ? And writing couldn't lead to destroying data then? Writing fail won't damage target ntfs directory structure? If so, is it repairable with chkdsk? I don't like to not corrupt friends' ntfs filesystems. michal