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Linux 2.6 - man page for ntfs-3g.probe (linux section 8)

NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)								 NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)

NAME
       ntfs-3g.probe - Probe an NTFS volume mountability

SYNOPSIS
       ntfs-3g.probe <--readonly|--readwrite> volume

DESCRIPTION
       The  ntfs-3g.probe  utility tests a volume if it's NTFS mountable read-only or read-write,
       and exits with a status value accordingly.  The volume can be  a  block	device	or  image
       file.

OPTIONS
       Below is a summary of the options that ntfs-3g.probe accepts.

       -r, --readonly
	      Test if the volume can be mounted read-only.

       -w, --readwrite
	      Test if the volume can be mounted read-write.

       -h, --help
	      Display help and exit.

EXAMPLE
       Test if /dev/sda1 can be mounted read-write:

	      ntfs-3g.probe --readwrite /dev/sda1

EXIT CODES
       The exit codes are as follows:

       0      Volume is mountable.

       11     Syntax error, command line parsing failed.

       12     The volume doesn't have a valid NTFS.

       13     Inconsistent  NTFS,  hardware  or device driver fault, or unsetup SoftRAID/FakeRAID
	      hardware.

       14     The NTFS partition is hibernated.

       15     The volume was not cleanly unmounted.

       16     The volume is already exclusively opened and in use by a kernel driver or software.

       17     Unsetup SoftRAID/FakeRAID hardware.

       18     Unknown reason.

       19     Not enough privilege to mount.

       20     Out of memory.

       21     Unclassified FUSE error.

KNOWN ISSUES
       Please see

	      http://tuxera.com/community/ntfs-3g-faq/

       for common questions and known issues.  If you think you have found an undocumented  prob-
       lem  in	the  latest  release  of  the software then please send an email describing it in
       detail.	You can contact the development team on the ntfs-3g-devel@lists.sf.net address.

AUTHORS
       ntfs-3g.probe was written by Szabolcs Szakacsits.

THANKS
       Alon Bar-Lev has integrated the utility into the NTFS-3G build process and tested it  with
       Erik Larsson before the public release.

SEE ALSO
       ntfs-3g(8)

ntfs-3g.probe 2011.4.12AR.4		   January 2008 			 NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)


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