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Offline judge

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mounting NTFS in linux RESCUE mode
« on: August 18, 2005, 04:33:51 AM »
hi all,

i want to mount ntfs drive in linux rescue mode . can any one tell me how can i  mount that  or any module which is needed for that ???


i can mount by recomiling kernel or by ntfs-kernel  rpm BUT i want to mount in RESCUE mode when booting from CD .

i ll be thankfull to u if ne1 tell me how .


have good time
Thank you! again
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Offline dragoncity99

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mounting NTFS in linux RESCUE mode
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2005, 08:04:56 AM »
R u sure u can mount the NTFS filesystem in Rescue mode? In the first place, if u r in Rescue mode, u r using the installation CDsl which most of the time i dont think have kernel compiled with NTFS support.

Please check, u can check by the fs support by:

1. ls /lib/modules/kernel-version/... (... here means look for filesystem directory, where u will find NTFS module if exist).

If step one fails

2. Step 2 is u manually mount it, i must tell u that, most of the time this is not safe. I do hope u know wat u r doing. On the console type:
localhost# mount ro -t ntfs /dev/ntfspartition /directory

Hope that helps.

One more thing is, if u do want to mount ntfs out of ur live LINUX on harddis, do consider using LIVE CDs like:
1. Knoppix
2. Ubuntu
3. Linspire
4. SysRescueCD