NTFS fails

Sdävtaker sdavtaker at gmail.com
Wed Dec 17 05:54:13 PST 2008

I will give it a try in january, never ported a pkgsrc before, sounds
interesting :-)

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 10:09 AM, Matthias Schmidt
<matthias at dragonflybsd.org> wrote:
> He,
> * Sdävtaker wrote:
>> Hey,
>> I keep installing DFBSD here and there and found a problem in an specific setup.
>> It doesnt like WV64 (like everyone else...). It fails to mount_ntfs
>> WV64 FSs, it doesnt show an error message, just "mounts" and show an
>> empty directory.
>> I remember it worked with WXP FSs and W2k FSs.
>> I tried to mount it with freebsd7 and it worked.
>> Is it too hard to port from FBSD? If someone give me some leads maybe
> Besides porting the FreeBSD NTFS driver (which allows only read-only access
> IIRC), you could try to port FUSE to DragonFly.  With NTFS-3g there is an
> excellent FUSE-driver for reading/writing NTFS available.  Looking into the
> pkgsrc port (filesystems/fuse) and FreeBSD specific patches could be a
> starting point.
> Regards
>        Matthias

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