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Date:      Sun, 15 Apr 2018 12:09:15 -0400
From:      Ernie Luzar <luzar722@gmail.com>
To:        Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
Cc:        "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Help mounting USB NTFS HD
Message-ID:  <5AD3792B.70004@gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20180415171851.add2965a.freebsd@edvax.de>
References:  <5AD35C67.9030208@gmail.com> <20180415171851.add2965a.freebsd@edvax.de>

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Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 15 Apr 2018 10:06:31 -0400, Ernie Luzar wrote:
>> ******************* trying to mount usb ntfs HD   ***************
>>
>> FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p8
>> pkg install fusefs-ntfs
>>
>> HD is 1tb usb external HD formated using win10 as ntfs.
>> Works without problems on win10
>> HD has small triangle circuit board USB adapter connected to the HD sata 
>> ports.
>>
>>
>> Get these console messages after plugging into FreeBSD PC usb port.
>>
>> /root >ugen0.2: <Western Digital My Book 1140> at usbus0
>> umass0 on uhub2
>> umass0: <MSC Bulk-Only Transport> on usbus0
>> umass0:  SCSI over Bulk-Only; quirks = 0x8000
>> umass0:4:0: Attached to scbus4
>> da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 scbus4 target 0 lun 0
>> da0: <WD My Book 1140 1016> Fixed Direct Access SPC-4 SCSI device
>> da0: Serial Number 5A3747523953484653
>> da0: 400.000MB/s transfers
>> da0: 953837MB (244182272 4096 byte sectors)
>> da0: quirks=0x2<NO_6_BYTE>
>> ses1 at umass-sim0 bus 0 scbus4 target 0 lun 1
>> ses1: <WD SES Device 1016> Fixed Enclosure Services SPC-4 SCSI device
>> ses1: Serial Number 5A3747523953484653
>> ses1: 400.000MB/s transfers
>> ses1: SCSI-3 ENC Device
> 
> Looks good so far.
> 
> 
> 
>> /root >ls /dev | grep da0
>> da0
>> da0s1
> 
> To be expected.
> 
> 
> 
>> /root >gpart show /dev/da0
>> =>       63  244182209  da0  MBR  (931G)
>>           63       1985       - free -  (7.8M)
>>         2048  244169887    1  ntfs  (931G)
>>    244171935      10337       - free -  (40M)
>>
>> /root >ntfsinfo -m -v /dev/da0s1
>> Volume Information
>>          Name of device: /dev/da0s1
>>          Device state: 11
>>          Volume Name: new 1tb
>>          Volume State: 91
>>          Volume Flags: 0x0000
>>          Volume Version: 3.1
>>          Sector Size: 4096
>>          Cluster Size: 4096
>>          Index Block Size: 4096
>>          Volume Size in Clusters: 244169886
>> MFT Information
>>          MFT Record Size: 4096
>>          MFT Zone Multiplier: 0
>>          MFT Data Position: 24
>>          MFT Zone Start: 0
>>          MFT Zone End: 30521238
>>          MFT Zone Position: 3
>>          Current Position in First Data Zone: 30521238
>>          Current Position in Second Data Zone: 0
>>          Allocated clusters 256 (0.0%)
>>          LCN of Data Attribute for FILE_MFT: 3
>>          FILE_MFTMirr Size: 4
>>          LCN of Data Attribute for File_MFTMirr: 81389962
>>          Size of Attribute Definition Table: 2560
>>          Number of Attached Extent Inodes: 0
>> FILE_Bitmap Information
>>          FILE_Bitmap MFT Record Number: 6
>>          State of FILE_Bitmap Inode: 80
>>          Length of Attribute List: 0
>>          Number of Attached Extent Inodes: 0
>> FILE_Bitmap Data Attribute Information
>>          Decompressed Runlist: not done yet
>>          Base Inode: 6
>>          Attribute Types: not done yet
>>          Attribute Name Length: 0
>>          Attribute State: 3
>>          Attribute Allocated Size: 30523392
>>          Attribute Data Size: 30521240
>>          Attribute Initialized Size: 30521240
>>          Attribute Compressed Size: 0
>>          Compression Block Size: 0
>>          Compression Block Size Bits: 0
>>          Compression Block Clusters: 0
>>          Free Clusters: 244117193 (100.0%)
>>
>> Up to this point everything looks good. The win10 ntfs HD is recognized 
>> as ntfs.
> 
> Correct.
> 
> 
> 
>> But mounting it gives errors
>>
>> /root >ntfs-3g /dev/da0s1 /mnt
>> fuse: failed to open fuse device: No such file or directory
>>
>> /root >mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/da0s1 /mnt
>> mount: /dev/da0s1: Operation not supported by device
>>
>> /root >ntfsfix /dev/da0s1
>> Mounting volume... OK
>> Processing of $MFT and $MFTMirr completed successfully.
>> Checking the alternate boot sector... FAILED
>> Error: Failed to fix the alternate boot sector
>>
>> Question: Can ntfs-3g mount USB connected external HD?
> 
> Yes, it can. Examine the error message closely: "failed to open
> fuse device". Do you have
> 
> 	fuse_enable="YES"
> 
> in /boot/loader.conf - or kldload'ed the corresponding module?
> I think this is what's missing.
> 
> By the way, your first mount attempt should (for diagnostic
> purposes) always be read-only:
> 
> 	# ntfs-3g -r /dev/da0s1 /mnt
> 
> For reading files, this is sufficient anyway. ;-)
> 
> 
> 


If it was really a requirement to load fuse module you would think it 
would tell you to do so as message in the pkg install. But just to 
verify, I added it and rebooted. This changed nothing. Still got
/root >ntfs-3g -o r /dev/da0s1 /mnt
fuse: failed to open fuse device: No such file or directory




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