I see. Well I have no idea then, sorry, i've tried writing to NTFS on
FreeBSD and Linux and it just wasn't happening :)
How different is the old NT4 version of NTFS to the Windows 2000 NTFS5 or
whatever its called? Which are you using?
Maybe that'd make a difference :s

Just a thought!
Markie :)

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jan Grant" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Markie" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: "freebsd-questions" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, February 17, 2003 8:02 PM
Subject: Re: rw on ntfs volume


> On Mon, 17 Feb 2003, Markie wrote:
>
> > You lost me there :)
> > Please forgive me if i'm being stupid and just don't understand at all
:)
> > It says files have to be non resident? and non resident files are bigger
> > than 1k you say?
> > But making a plain new file or folder would be smaller than 1k wouldnt
it?
> > So they'd be.. resident files and wouldnt write? :s
> > That's the impression i'm getting at the moment anyway :)
>
> NTFS filesystems _may_, under certain circumstances, create "resident"
> files of the type described. You won't be able to modify these.
>
> Filesystems mounted with mount_ntfs can't modify resident files. If you
> create a small file it will be nonresident, and you should be able to
> edit it (providing you don't fall foul of the other NTFS writing
> restrictions).
>
>
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