On 7 Oct 2007, at 10:12, Muhammad Anas Mazady wrote:
> Many thanks for the help. Yeah that solves the problem.
> Now I can mount my hard drives at the start up by modifying the
> fstab file. But I don't have write access to those. As fas as I
> know the specified rpm should give me write access. Can you help me
> in that?
No this rpm does not give you write access or rather it only allows
you to modify existing files but not create/delete files/directories.
If you want that you need to use for example ntfsmount.
> On 10/4/07, Anton Altaparmakov <aia21@...> wrote: Hi,
> On 4 Oct 2007, at 11:23, Muhammad Anas Mazady wrote:
> > kernel-module-ntfs-2.6.11-1.1369_FC4-2.1.22-0.rr.6.0.i686.rpm
> > Linux Version: Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4 #1 Thu
> > Jun 2 22:55:56 EDT 2005 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
> > NTFS version: Win XP
> > Problem: I installed the aforementioned rpm but still can't mount
> > my win xp ntfs drives
> > [root@... mnt]# ls
> > win_d windows win_e win_f
> > [root@... mnt]# mount -t vfat /mnt/windows /dev/hda6
> > mount: /mnt/windows is not a block device
> Wow, you made just about every possible mistake!
> First you installed an NTFS driver and are trying to mount using the
> VFAT driver which are completely different things!
> Are your volumes FAT or are they NTFS? If they are FAT then you do
> not need the NTFS kernel module you installed at all.
> Assuming they actually are NTFS than instead of "-t vfat" you have to
> use "-t ntfs".
> Also your syntax is wrong. The device name comes before the mount
> point so you can try this command:
> mount -t ntfs /dev/hda6 /mnt/windows
> And that has some chance of working!
> Best regards,
Anton Altaparmakov <aia21 at cam.ac.uk> (replace at with @)
Unix Support, Computing Service, University of Cambridge, CB2 3QH, UK
Linux NTFS maintainer, http://www.linux-ntfs.org/