Bug 6372 - Module ntfs.o not available...
Module ntfs.o not available...
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Michael K. Johnson
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Reported: 1999-10-26 02:45 EDT by cavanaug
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-02-17 15:00:31 EST
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Description cavanaug 1999-10-26 02:45:44 EDT
Given the ability to mount vmware filesystems as network
block devices, it sure would be nice if I could access my
ntfs partitions.

The ntfs.o module is not available as part of the current
redhat kernel, please add it as a module to the next redhat
kernel release.  Yes, I know the read/write capabilities are
still "experimental" but the reading is just fine.  I need
to be able to mount the filesystem read only so I can
perform backups of the files contained in my vmware disks.

--John C
Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-01-04 17:26:59 EST
Assigned to dledford
Comment 2 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-17 15:00:59 EST
It's not a bug, it's a feature - NTFS support is dangerous and can cause memory

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