Bug 1242797 - guestfish fails to mount the ntfs filesystem
guestfish fails to mount the ntfs filesystem
Status: CLOSED CANTFIX
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
Classification: Red Hat
Component: libguestfs (Show other bugs)
7.2
Unspecified Unspecified
high Severity high
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Assigned To: Richard W.M. Jones
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Reported: 2015-07-14 04:21 EDT by Hu Zhang
Modified: 2015-07-14 04:59 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2015-07-14 04:59:35 EDT
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Description Hu Zhang 2015-07-14 04:21:48 EDT
Description of problem:
When mount the ntfs filesystem to the root, it returns "unsupported filesystem type".

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-3.10.0-290.el7.x86_64
libguestfs-1.28.1-1.46.el7.x86_64
libguestfs-winsupport-7.2-1.el7.x86_64

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. guestfish -N fs:ntfs -vx

2. ><fs> list-filesystems
/dev/sda1: ntfs

3. ><fs> mount /dev/sda1 /
libguestfs: trace: mount "/dev/sda1" "/"                                                                                
libguestfs: trace: vfs_type "/dev/sda1"                                                                                
guestfsd: main_loop: new request, len 0x38                                                                              
blkid -c /dev/null -o value -s TYPE /dev/sda1                                                                          
libguestfs: trace: vfs_type = "ntfs"                                                                                    
libguestfs: error: mount: unsupported filesystem type

Actual results:
As described in step 3.

Expected results:
guestfish should mount ntfs block device successfully.

Additional info:
Comment 2 Richard W.M. Jones 2015-07-14 04:59:35 EDT
This is correct behaviour.  As part of the condition for
getting libguestfs-winsupport added to base RHEL, we had to
drop unsupported use of libguestfs-winsupport, such as mounting
Windows disks in general.  See:

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1240276

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