Reading NTFS

Scott slewin at
Mon Nov 5 02:15:16 UTC 2007

Martin Walshe wrote:
> I'm using the mount command on his computer, installed kubuntu-7.10
> on it.
> His XP system crashed, I put the drive in hdb behind Kubuntu to see if I
> could read it
> No matter what mount command I give it, it has problems with reading
> NTFS part.
> I installed ntfs3g-config but it won't show files in /media/hdb1
It may be possible that the NTFS partition is severely corrupted and can 
not be read from.  That could be the reason why your friends computer 
crashed.  I have never had any problems reading from a NTFS partition.

Your friend,

Sent to you from a Linux computer using Kubuntu Version 7.10

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