[ILUG] cfdisk/lilo and WinXP/NTFS compatible?
murtaghn at tcd.ie
Mon Jan 14 19:19:27 GMT 2002
On Monday 14 January 2002 17:27, Rick Moen wrote:
> The kernel's NTFS driver can do R/W, but it's considered somewhat
> experimental and hazardous to your data, and thus is disabled by
This is simply not true. The Linux driver is able to write. The problem is
it does so very badly and corrupts the partition which doesn't make it very
useful. At present I have stable write support to normal, existing files
but directory operations are still broken. However I have now abandoned
trying to fix the old driver's write support. NTFS TNG will have full write
support eventually (but read support is not quite finished yet...).
The NTFS support is being worked on by this guy:
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