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Karthik_sg
Frequent Advisor

mount command

Hi all,
I have a external usb hard disk which has ntfs partition on it,i am trying to moun this in RHEL4
and when i issue the command
mount /dev/sb1/ /hdd -t ntfs

I get the following error,
mount:unknown filesystem type 'ntfs'
please do tell me wht command should i use to mount this hdd.
thanks in advance.
3 REPLIES
Jeeshan
Honored Contributor

Re: mount command

go to this site for ntfs file system access

http://www.ntfs-3g.org/
a warrior never quits
Aashique
Honored Contributor

Re: mount command

Hi,
try with this command:

mount /dev/sb1 /hdd


Thanks & Regards

Aashique
dirk dierickx
Honored Contributor

Re: mount command

this wont work with RHEL, because the ntfs driver is not included AFAIK. RHEL is a server OS, and they didn't see the need for ntfs read ability on server machines and supporting it.

other, more desktop oriented distros will do this for you though. try ubuntu or fedora.