Bug 76129 - cannot mount ntfs file system/s
cannot mount ntfs file system/s
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: mount (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Elliot Lee
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2002-10-17 05:36 EDT by Need Real Name
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:47 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-17 05:36:39 EDT
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Description Need Real Name 2002-10-17 05:36:32 EDT
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Description of problem:
unable to mount ntfs file system.

Kernel says ntfs is not supported by kernel

We successfuly mounted fat .

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.on dual boot system, red hat 7.1  &  NT 4.0  using ntfs
2.mount /dev/sda1  /mnt/cdrive

Actual Results:  message:  ntfs not supported by kernel

Expected Results:  file system mounted

Additional info:

We successfully mounted fat

We tried to mount a partition that did not exist. For that the correst error 
message was displayed.

We triad vfat, but that does not work either.
Comment 1 Elliot Lee 2002-10-23 15:34:48 EDT
NTFS is, as you have found, unsupported. This is a concious decision by the kernel team 
due to technical and legal problems.

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