Windows NTFS Partition (read&write)

ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at
Tue Jun 7 12:30:04 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-06-07 at 11:45 +0200, René L. Reingard wrote:
> Hello
> I would like to understand how to make a NTFS Windows Partition read &  
> write.
> In Ubuntu Starter Guide i find the defintion 'umask=000' for read & write  
> on a FAT Partition and 'umask=0222' for read on a NTFS Partition.
> I did check umask=000 for a NTFS Partition, with no success - of course,  
> ha.
> So, what is the right setting for making a NTFS Partition READ & WRITE?
> Thanks for help,
> René
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Linux can write to NTFS file-system in one mode: write-over.  That's,
write over existing files without modifying anything else!  You can't
create new files or directories, nor you can delete, rename, or move
anything!  Even changing the file size is not possible!  Yes, that's
very limited and have very few uses.

If you really want to be able to use NTFS file-system in a functional
matter and you have a legitimate license for Windows 2000/XP/2003, you
might be more interested with Captive¹. I have *not* used it myself.
This link² might be handy.



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