[Samba] mounting Windows NTFS drives on CENTOS 5.1

Ryan Novosielski novosirj at umdnj.edu
Tue May 6 05:14:57 GMT 2008

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J Sears wrote:
> I have been looking through the CENTOS 5.1 and SAMBA doc files trying to figure out if I can mount my already NTFS formatted and nearly full hard drives ( nearly I Terabyte of disks) on a CENTOS 5.1 server running SAMBA and be able to access them with the LINUX operating system and other Windows computers. 
> Any that has information relating to this please send doc references if possible. 
> Thanks

I think you're barking up the wrong tree. You really want ntfs3g (search
 Google and it will come right up). It's a kernel FS driver that is
included with any Linux that I know of. mount -f ntfs is all you really
need. That should put you on the right track.

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