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How to access NTFS from Red Hat 9?

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I decided to install Red Hat 9. but I still want Windows, so I install Red Hat together with Windows XP. the problem is, when I want to access drive C (NTFS) from linux, i cannot do it. but, I can access drive D (FAT32). Is there something wrong with my installation?
 

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No, there is nothing wrong with your installation. You just need to install the NTFS driver into your kernel. The NTFS driver for linux is read only I believe.
 

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Is it stable or not? is there any possibility that this driver can crash my hard drive? i have downloaded it but not installed it yet.
 

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Just follow the instructions and install it. It will work fine. But remember, take my advice and use it for read only. Otherwise you wind up corrupting your NTFS data.
 

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There is Paragon.NTFS.for.Linux.3x.v51Update which is able to write and read NTFS.
 

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The NTFS driver distributed with the kernel is not really for writing.
This Paragon thing I'm not aware of.
penfit_wi, how well does it work?
 

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I think we need a kernal to access NTFS. But I can not install the kernal introduced by Thinkie
 

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If you are brave and eager to learn something new I recommond you to compile the linux kernel with NTFS support by your self and install it. I did it recently without a problem.

goto: https://www.kernel.org

download a latest vversion of the kernel.
follow the instructions given in the readme file
Then compile it.
enjoy...

You have an other option...Use a LiveCD version such as Knoppix(https://www.knoppix.net) when you want to access the NTFS partiotions. It is safer adn easier.
 

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recompile your kernel, add ntfs support(read only).
or you can try suse/mandrake, they support ntfs.
 

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U have to compile kernel with ntfs module enabled.
for kernel source check /usr/share/doc if ur using redhat..
u can check out Knoppix it's boots and run's from CD/DVD.. no need to recompile or install linux in ur system.. it has ntfs support 2.
 

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I ended up converting my NTFS to FAT32 using Paragon Partition manager. It took 2-3 hours but Fedora could mount it up easily with:

mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt/WinXP

You can also convert to FAT32 using Partition Magic
 

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