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Bug 70571 - NTFS partitions can't be mounted
NTFS partitions can't be mounted
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 65749
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
athlon Linux
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Assigned To: Shelly Bainter
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-08-02 13:02 EDT by Geert Noel
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:45 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:49:20 EST
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Description Geert Noel 2002-08-02 13:02:27 EDT
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Description of problem:
Since NTFS partitions are getting more common than FAT32 partitions, it should
be possible to mount these drives. I know the write support is not ready for
prime time, but if it's read-only you at least have a way to transfer files
between them. It would be handy if you can mount an NTFS partition during
install so you always have access to it (just like a FAT32 partition).

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. run installer
2. in Disk Druid: mount is disabled for NTFS partitions
3. after install: ntfs module is not available

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Comment 1 Warren Togami 2002-08-05 08:00:05 EDT
I concur, but only if the read-only NTFS driver is 100% safe.

Is it?
Comment 2 Arjan van de Ven 2002-08-05 08:01:26 EDT
The NTFS driver is safe in read-only mode nowadays
Comment 3 Michael K. Johnson 2003-02-19 10:22:03 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 65749 ***
Comment 4 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:49:20 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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