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Old 07-28-2008
Problem with kernel-module-ntfs

Hi All
Im trying to access the my windows XP NTFS from Redhat linux 4.0 Enterprise edition
I have downloaded the respective rpm
Quote:
kernel-module-ntfs-2.6.9-5.ELsmp-2.1.20-0.rr.4.10.i686.rpm
And im able to install it successfully
Quote:
[root@localhost Desktop]# rpm -ivh kernel-module-ntfs-2.6.9-5.ELsmp-2.1.20-0.rr.4.10.i686.rpm
Preparing... ########################################### [100%]
1:kernel-module-ntfs-2.6.########################################### [100%]
Then i have given the following command , but got an error
Quote:
[root@localhost Desktop]# /sbin/modprobe ntfs
FATAL: Module ntfs not found.
Here are my partitions
Quote:
[root@localhost Desktop]# dmesg | grep NTFS
[root@localhost Desktop]# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/hda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 2611 20972826 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda2 2612 30401 223223175 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda5 2612 9558 55801746 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda6 9559 16505 55801746 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda7 16506 23452 55801746 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda8 23453 26639 25599546 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda9 26640 26652 104391 83 Linux
/dev/hda10 26653 30401 30113811 8e Linux LVM
And when i give the below command whether NTFS is listed or not, it doesnt show me NTFS,
Quote:
[root@localhost Desktop]# cat /proc/filesystems
nodev sysfs
nodev rootfs
nodev bdev
nodev proc
nodev sockfs
nodev binfmt_misc
nodev usbfs
nodev usbdevfs
nodev futexfs
nodev tmpfs
nodev pipefs
nodev eventpollfs
nodev devpts
ext2
nodev ramfs
nodev hugetlbfs
iso9660
nodev relayfs
nodev mqueue
nodev selinuxfs
ext3
nodev rpc_pipefs
nodev autofs
Please Help me how do i access NTFS partitions from Linux
# 2  
Old 07-29-2008
I don't think you need "modprobe", instead, you have to mount the NTFS drive, as in :
Code:
mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sda1 /mnt/windows

, certainly, replace the respective parameters, have a look here or here.

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