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Shadow Skill
24th November 2004, 04:50 AM
I was just wondering if the linux-ntfs driver rpm's work for the 64 bit version or where I can find driver rpm's. A friend of mine might be trying Fedora Core 3 64 bit very soon, and I want to be able to give him a heads up if there are any problems with ntfs.

imdeemvp
24th November 2004, 04:57 AM
I hear of a lot of users having problems when they try to mount ntfs partitions using fc3 64 bit.

Shadow Skill
24th November 2004, 05:06 AM
damn it, don't tell me I might have to switch from this wonderful distro if I want to read my rather large ntfs partitions... :(

Do you know if its advisable to use the 32 bit version with a 64bit processor?

cybrjackle
24th November 2004, 05:55 AM
http://dag.wieers.com/packages/ntfsprogs/

NTFS filesystem libraries and utilities.
The Linux-NTFS project aims to bring full support for the NTFS filesystem to the Linux operating system. Linux-NTFS currently consists of a static library and utilities such as mkntfs, ntfscat, ntfsls, ntfsresize, and ntfsundelete (for a full list of included utilities see man 8 ntfsprogs).

Latest release: 1.9.4-1

Website: http://linux-ntfs.sf.net/

imdeemvp
24th November 2004, 05:58 AM
Good to know....