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Bug 434921 - false input/output error Failed to read $MFTMirr
false input/output error Failed to read $MFTMirr
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 433546
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: ntfs-3g (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Tom "spot" Callaway
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-02-26 04:47 EST by Patrice Dumas
Modified: 2008-02-26 09:14 EST (History)
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Description Patrice Dumas 2008-02-26 04:47:44 EST
Description of problem:

With the latest ntfs-3g package from rawhide I cannot mount a ntfs drive 
and get:
# mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/dos/
Failed to read $MFTMirr: Input/output error
Failed to mount '/dev/sda1': Input/output error
NTFS is either inconsistent, or you have hardware faults, or you have a
SoftRAID/FakeRAID hardware. In the first case run chkdsk /f on Windows
then reboot into Windows TWICE. The usage of the /f parameter is very
important! If you have SoftRAID/FakeRAID then first you must activate
it and mount a different device under the /dev/mapper/ directory, (e.g.
/dev/mapper/nvidia_eahaabcc1). Please see the 'dmraid' documentation
for the details.

I did th echkdsk but nothing changed, there seems to be no corruption
nor hardware issue.

If I downgrade to ntfs-3g-1.2121-0.1.RC.fc9.i386.rpm, mounting works,
and I can access files.

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Comment 1 Tom "spot" Callaway 2008-02-26 09:14:01 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 433546 ***

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