13.04 partitioning issues?

Eric 1ballistic1 at gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 21:45:10 UTC 2013


I can't wait until I stop needing to worry about win/mac/nix filesystem
compatibility...
On Jul 4, 2013 1:47 PM, "Bob Jonkman" <bjonkman at sobac.com> wrote:

> Hi Eric: Doesn't look like you ever got an answer to this.  I remember
> years ago that mkfs.ntfs wasn't considered reliable, nor was fsck.ntfs,
> but I thought that had all been fixed with ntfs-3g...
>
> On Ubuntu Forums one person suggests installing packages ntfs-3g
> ntfs-config and ntfsprogs to get gparted to make ntfs partitions:
>
> http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=1419239&s=d94b1bc9e55011e424b5053a650b1377&p=8908120#post8908120
>
> But I suspect you already have those packages installed, otherwise
> gparted wouldn't have had an ntfs option in the first place.
>
> You may be able to find more information at
> http://www.tuxera.com/community/ntfs-3g-download/ which seems to be the
> site for the organization that developed ntfs-3g.
>
> All in all, I suspect it's probably for the best to use a Windows tool
> to create proprietary Windows formatted partitions like ntfs.
>
> --Bob.
>
>
>
> On 13-07-02 11:32 AM, Eric wrote:
> > Anyone else having issues where you partition a drive ntfs from 13.04
> > (gparted) and Windows can't see it?
> >
> > I've had this happen a few times over the last few weeks now.  Only fix
> > seems to be to use diskpart from Windows to blow out the partitions and
> > redo them.
> >
> >
> >
>
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