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Date:      Sat, 10 Jan 2009 00:55:21 +0100
From:      Roland Smith <rsmith@xs4all.nl>
To:        Rem P Roberti <remegius@comcast.net>
Cc:        FreeBSD-Questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Mounting /c
Message-ID:  <20090109235521.GA49508@slackbox.xs4all.nl>
In-Reply-To: <4967C511.3060100@comcast.net>
References:  <4967C511.3060100@comcast.net>

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On Fri, Jan 09, 2009 at 01:43:45PM -0800, Rem P Roberti wrote:
> Question 1)
>=20
> I have this alias that allows me to mount my windoze drive at /c:
>=20
>  alias mdc=3D'mount_ntfs /dev/ad1s1 /c'
>=20
> 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:
>=20
> # Device                Mountpoint      FStype  Options         Dump   =
=20
> 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)
>=20
> 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

Roland
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R.F.Smith                                   http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/
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