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Date:      Sun, 27 Feb 2011 20:35:15 -0800 (PST)
From:      gahn <>
To:        "" <>
Cc:        freebsd general questions <>
Subject:   Re: usb portable drive (ntfs) issues
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thanks.=0A=0Aok, that was my mistake for that "mdntfs". it should be "ntfs"=
.=0A=0Abest=0A=0A--- On Sat, 2/26/11, <> w=
rote:=0A=0A> From: <>=0A> Subject: Re: usb=
 portable drive (ntfs) issues=0A> To: "gahn" <>=0A> Cc: "f=
reebsd general questions" <>=0A> Date: Saturda=
y, February 26, 2011, 11:00 PM=0A> On 26 February 2011 22:23, gahn=0A> <ipf=>=0A> wrote:=0A> > hi all gurus:=0A> >=0A> > for usb external=
 drive, i followed the handbook:=0A> >=0A> >
US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/usb-disks.html=0A> >=0A> > but i have some prob=
lems for mounting a portable usb=0A> external drive:=0A> >=0A> > 1) when i =
plugged in, /dev/da0s1 appears:=0A> >=0A> > ip@hotty:/var/log:$ ls -al /dev=
/da0s1=0A> > crw-r----- =A01 root =A0operator =A0 =A00, 108 Feb 26=0A> 22:0=
5 /dev/da0s1=0A> >=0A> > but i can't mount it:=0A> >=0A> > hotty# mount -t =
=A0mdntfs /dev/da0s1 /mnt/mlu=0A> > mount: /dev/da0s1 : Operation not suppo=
rted by device=0A> >=0A> =0A> I am wholly unfamiliar with mdntfs, so I'll a=
ssume you=0A> meant to type ntfs.=A0 In any case, you probably have=0A> to=
=0A> mount it read-only (unless you install=0A> sysutils/fusefs-ntfs)=0A> a=
s FreeBSD does not support writing to ntfs by default.=0A> =0A> Fat32 is st=
ill the only viable solution for (nearly) full=0A> portability.=0A> =0A> --=
 =0A> --=0A> =0A=0A=0A      

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