You're right :) Sorry.

file must be nonresident and must not contain any sparces (uninitialized
areas);

What does this mean? :) big words for a 17 year old :$

Markie

----- Original Message -----
From: "Daxbert" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Markie" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>;
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Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 12:04 PM
Subject: Re: 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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> >
> >
> > As far as I am aware ntfs isn't writeable on FreeBSD, or Linux and
probably
> > anything else due to lack of proper documentation?
> >
>
> The man page for mount_ntfs seems to indicate otherwise
>
> ...
> WRITING
>      There is limited writing ability.  Limitations: file must be
nonresident
>      and must not contain any sparces (uninitialized areas); compressed
files
>      are also not supported.
> ...
>
>
>
>


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