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How to fstab a ntfs partition?

asked 2018-11-12 20:16:43 -0500

dsyvanen gravatar image

updated 2018-11-13 00:18:56 -0500

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# /etc/fstab
# Created by anaconda on Mon Nov 12 04:53:50 2018
# Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk'
# See man pages fstab(5), findfs(8), mount(8) and/or blkid(8) for more info
UUID=6a8fb29b-2bc0-42b4-9e48-b0fc01e4d905 /                       ext4    defaults        1 1
UUID=f63c332d-9a3f-464f-a80e-c73d71821e2b /boot                   ext4    defaults        1 2
UUID=2651-CA26          /boot/efi               vfat    umask=0077,shortname=winnt 0 2
UUID=e7058c3c-f013-4f6d-b71c-7f8b95276172 /home                   ext4    defaults        1 2
UUID=f915c4e8-3690-4cfd-b675-00f7cc619b26 swap                    swap    defaults        0 0
# UUID=5f366889-33cc-438c-bc02-c6e39885d619 /home/donald/windoze      ntfs    defaults    1 2

When I left the last line active, my HP laptop went emergency boot. I had to comment it out to continue.

How do I read/write to an ntfs slice?

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answered 2018-11-12 20:56:36 -0500

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did you install ntfsprogs ntfs-3g? , those are tools and kernel module you need to in order to read and write ntfs, if you have not them installed, install them and then do sudo mount -a so you can test if the ntfs drive is mounted with out rebooting or losing access to your system.

Good Luck

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answered 2018-11-14 11:33:06 -0500

Phoenix_masshhad gravatar image

hi Should be as follows

UUID=5f366889-33cc-438c-bc02-c6e39885d619 /home/donald/windoze      ntfs    defaults    0 0
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