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Date:      Sat, 10 Jan 2009 00:55:21 +0100
From:      Roland Smith <>
To:        Rem P Roberti <>
Subject:   Re: Mounting /c
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On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 01:43:45PM -0800, Rem P Roberti wrote:
> Question 1)
> I have this alias that allows me to mount my windoze drive at /c:
>  alias mdc=3D'mount_ntfs /dev/ad1s1 /c'
> It works fine.  I thought that I could automate the process further by
> mounting /c at boot-up time, so I added this to fstab:
> # Device                Mountpoint      FStype  Options         Dump   =
> Pass#
> /dev/ad1s1                  /c                  ntfs       =20
> rw                 1           0

When using the built-in mount_ntfs you should really mount read-only.
Maybe using the options 'ro' and 'late' will help.

> Question 2)
> I know that it is possible to copy files from /c to my freebsd drive, but
> is it possible to do that in reverse?

You should use the sysutils/fusefs-ntfs port if you want to mount ntfs
read/write. See /usr/ports/sysutils/fusefs-ntfs/files/README.FreeBSD

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