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Date:      Mon, 19 Feb 2007 04:50:57 -0800 (PST)
From:      Drew Jenkins <>
Subject:   Re: Can I Mount A Windoze Drive?
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Here is the dialogue:=0A# mount_ntfs /dev/ad0s1 /mnt/win=0A#mount_ntfs: /mn=
t No such file or directory=0ADrew=0A=0A----- Original Message ----=0AFrom:=
 Martin Tournoij <>=0ATo: freebsd-questions@freebsd.o=
rg=0ACc: Sunday, February 18, 2007 3:51:25 =
PM=0ASubject: Re: Can I Mount A Windoze Drive?=0A=0AOn Sun 18 Feb 2007 07:0=
2, Drew Jenkins wrote:=0A> For some reason, I can no longer mount the Windo=
ze drive! The first time I mounted it, I didn't even change the fstab! I ju=
st issued the command:=0A> mount_ntfs /dev/ad0s1 /mnt/win=0A> and it mounte=
d! I copied off everything I thought I needed. But when I tried to go back =
in, that didn't work. So I added the line suggested below to /etc/fstab and=
 I still can't mount it! Rebooting doesn't help. What am I missing?=0A> TIA=
,=0A> Drew=0A> =0A> =0A> ----- Original Message ----=0A> From: Martin Tourn=
oij <>=0A> To:> Cc: => Sent: Saturday, February 17, 2007 3:10:22 AM=0A=
> Subject: Re: Can I Mount A Windoze Drive?=0A> =0A> =0A> On Sat 17 Feb 200=
7 13:02, Drew Jenkins wrote:=0A> > Newbie question here. I just want to mak=
e sure I don't screw anything up. I have two hard drives in my fo=
r Windoze, one for FBSD. Can I mount the former from FBSD and copy over fil=
es? Do I navigate it just like a FBSD disk..."cd", "cp", etc?=0A> > TIA,=0A=
> > Drew=0A> =0A> FreeBSD comes with a readonly ntfs driver.=0A> =0A> Assum=
ing your windows partition is ad0s1=0A> mount_ntfs /dev/ad0s1 /mnt/win=0A> =
=0A> fstab entry:=0A> /dev/ad0s1 /mnt/win ntfs  ro,noauto 0 0=0A> =0A> You =
can then copy stuff, for example:=0A> cp /mnt/win/Documents\ and\ Settings/=
carpetsmoker/Desktop ~/=0A> =0A> If you want read support, you might want t=
o try ntfsprogs=0A> (sysutils/ntfsprogs), which has some basic (EXPERIMENTA=
L!) read=0A> support.=0A=0ADoes mount give some kind error?=0A_____________= mailing =
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