Mounting with ntfs-3g
ruscook_oz at yahoo.com.au
Thu May 24 09:11:02 UTC 2007
Only if the module/kernel involved remaps the device to the right UUID.
Considering that seemed to break when the recent kernel changed SATA
devices from /dev/hdx to /dev/sdx it could happen again.
On Thu, 2007-05-24 at 01:56 -0400, Greg Helton wrote:
> The reasoning behind using UUID vs traditional device names is that an
> UUID will not change for a partition (unless you reformat it) whereas a
> device name can change if the drivers get loaded in different orders,
> drives get moved around, etc :)
> NoOp wrote:
> > On 05/22/2007 08:56 AM, NoOp wrote:
> >> On 05/22/2007 07:26 AM, Derek Broughton wrote:
> >>> I have an ntfs partition I want to mount at boot time.
> >>> However, ntfs-3g, being a userspace filesystem, isn't available at boot time
> >>> and I get an error message when from the mountall.sh script.
> >>> Is this simply a matter of getting some modules into the initrd image, or is
> >>> there another way to get a userspace filesystem to mount automatically
> >>> (short of just creating another script at init level 2).
> >> Edgy:
> >> <http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Edgy#How_to_mount_Windows_partitions_.28NTFS.29_on_boot-up.2C_and_allow_users_read_and_write_access>
> >> Feisty:
> >> <http://ubuntuguide.org/wiki/Ubuntu:Feisty#How_to_mount_Windows_partitions_.28NTFS.29_on_boot-up.2C_and_allow_users_read_and_write_access>
> >> [note: ntfs-3g is now in the feisty univers repos]
> > Sorry, forgot to add the relevent bits from my fstab; note that his is
> > from the edgy to feisty upgrade so it shows both the edgy config (hda1)
> > and the new feisty config (UUID):
> > # Was: /dev/hda1 /media/windows ntfs-3g
> > auto,group=ntfs,umask=007 0 0
> > # /dev/hda1 -- converted during upgrade to edgy
> > UUID=EE68xyz /media/windows ntfs-3g defaults,local=en_US.utf8 0 0
> > # /dev/<your partition> /media/<mount point> ntfs-3g
> > defaults,locale=en_US.utf8 0 0
> > I've yet to figure out the reasoning for the UUID vs hda1...
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