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could any one help to mounting the ntfs partitions on rhel 5.3. please send me the link of appropreate application.

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From the command-line:

# mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/<partition> /mnt/<folder>

From inside /etc/fstab

/dev/<partition> /mnt/<folder> ntfs-3g defaults 0 0

More on ntfs-3g

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You should not need any special applications. It should already have the necessary modules installed. If it isn't, you may want to look up ntfs-3g in the repositories. You should be able to mount it just like any other filesystem.

# mount /dev/<partition> /mnt

Or something similar.

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I would say use cifs:

mount -t cifs //machinetomount/folderperhaps /mnt/machine -o credentials=/root/.smbcredentials.myadmin,iocharset=utf8,file_mode=0777,dir_mode=0777

root@mymachine:~# cat /root/.smbcredentials.myadmin 
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cifs is for mounting remotely filesystems over SMB. And plaintext passwords are bad style. – Anonymous Sep 18 '09 at 12:28
well you secure the file of course. – Anonymous Jan 13 '10 at 13:41

I've recently used the NTFS Linux kernel driver from to mount SAN-based NTFS partitions on my Red Hat 5.2 server. It works very well, though it is read-only. If you need read-write access to the NTFS partitions then I think you can use the ntfsmount utility from the same site, though I've not tried that myself.

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have you install require rpm for the

rpm - qa | grep fuse

fuse-ntfs-3g-1.1120-1.el5.rf fuse-2.7.0-2.el5.rf dkms-fuse-2.7.0-1.nodist.rf

if is not then pls install the following

yum install fuse fuse-ntfs-3g dkms dkms-fuse

yum --enablerepo=rpmforge install fuse fuse-ntfs-3g dkms dkms-fuse

yum install fuse-kmdl fuse

Suppose your ntfs filesystem is /dev/sda1 and you are going to mount it on /mymnt/win, do the following.

First, create a mount point.

mkdir /mymnt/win

Next, edit /etc/fstab as follows. To mount read-only:

/dev/sda1 /mymnt/win ntfs-3g ro,umask=0222,defaults 0 0

To mount read-write:

/dev/sda1 /mymnt/win ntfs-3g rw,umask=0000,defaults 0 0

You can now mount it by running:

mount /mymnt/win

useful link pls try thins out

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