Bug 161412 - Fatal Error when installing ntfs module
Fatal Error when installing ntfs module
Status: CLOSED UPSTREAM
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
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athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Kernel Maintainer List
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2005-06-23 02:25 EDT by Ryan White
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-06-24 21:49:21 EDT
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Description Ryan White 2005-06-23 02:25:02 EDT
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Description of problem:
I just installed FC4 on an AMD64 system. I have a dual boot system, with XP, and another hard drive with mp3 on it, that is formatted as NTFS. It appears that FC4 doesn't come with NTFS support. When I do the mount command, I get this error:
[root@localhost etc]# mount -t ntfs /dev/hdb1 /home/windows
mount: unknown filesystem type 'ntfs'

I downloaded the rpm from sourceforge.net: kernel-module-ntfs-2.6.11-1.1366_FC4-2.1.22-0.rr.6.0.x86_64.rpm
I install it by:
[root@localhost installers]# rpm -ivh kernel-module-ntfs-2.6.11-1.1366_FC4-2.1.22-0.rr.6.0.x86_64.rpm
Preparing... ########################################### [100%]
package kernel-module-ntfs-2.6.11-1.1366_FC4-2.1.22-0.rr.6.0 is already installed

Then I try to load it:
[root@localhost installers]# modprobe ntfs
FATAL: Error inserting ntfs (/lib/modules/2.6.11-1.1369_FC4/kernel/fs/ntfs/ntfs.ko): Invalid module format

I am not sure what this FATAL error means and how to fix it. Any help?

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
kernel-module-ntfs-2.6.11-1.1366_FC4-2.1.22-0.rr.6.0.x86_64.rpm

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. download the appropriate RPM (listed above)
2. install it using "rpm -ivh <rpm>"
3. use 'modprobe ntfs' to try to install the module.
  

Actual Results:  The result is this error:

[root@localhost installers]# modprobe ntfs
FATAL: Module ntfs not found.


Expected Results:  It should have been installed as a loaded module so I can mount NTFS partitions.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Ryan White 2005-06-23 02:26:12 EDT
Above it says "rpm package already installed".  THis is just because I repeated
the steps.  It wasn't originally installed.
Comment 2 Dave Jones 2005-06-24 21:49:21 EDT
report problems with this module to the upstream packagers where you downloaded it.

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