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    Question NTFS driver for Mandriva?

    is it possible to access NTFS drives of windows through Mandriva 2008 in write mode? i have use suse which allows writing on Windows drives. is it possible in Mandriva 2008?

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    Join Date
    May 2004
    arch linux
    Yes, you'll need to install ntfs-3g to have write access. I think you might be able to install it with URPMI if it's not on the Mandriva CD/DVD.

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    Linux Enthusiast minthaka's Avatar
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    May 2006
    Mol, Vojvodina
    Yes, as Oz said. But you'll also have to change the fstab entry for windows like:
    /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs-3g defaults,umask=0 0 0

    Of course, the location of your MS drive can differ.
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