As far as I am aware ntfs isn't writeable on FreeBSD, or Linux and probably
anything else due to lack of proper documentation?

Markie

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Subject: rw on ntfs volume


> I thought that at least minimal
> write support was available for ntfs under FreeBSD?
> I'm following -CURRENT... did I miss
> something from the mount_ntfs man page?
>
> when a simple mkdir foo complains that  .  doesn't exist seems unusual.
>
> # su -
> # mkdir -p /mnt/w2k_d
> # chown root:wheel /mnt/w2k_d
> # chmod 777 /mnt/w2k_d
> # mount -t ntfs -o rw /dev/ad0s5 /mnt/w2k_d
> # cd /mnt/w2k_d
> # mount | grep w2k
> /dev/ad0s5 on /mnt/w2k_d (ntfs, local)
>
> # df -k w2k_d
> Filesystem 1K-blocks     Used    Avail Capacity  Mounted on
> /dev/ad0s5  69754198 47186058 22568140    68%    /mnt/w2k_d
>
> # touch foo              (a file which doesn't exist)
> touch: foo: No such file or directory
>
> # touch ra             (a file which does exist)
> touch: ra: Operation not supported
>
> # mkdir foo
> mkdir: .: No such file or directory
>
> suggestions??
>
>
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