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Re: [opensuse-packaging] NTFS-3G driver and openSUSE 10.3 integration
  • From: Marcus Rueckert <darix@xxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2007 16:16:11 +0100
  • Message-id: <20070323151611.GI22086@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On 2007-03-23 17:08:48 +0200, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
> On 3/23/07, Marcus Rueckert <mrueckert@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >On 2007-03-23 12:45:50 +0200, Alexey Eremenko wrote:
> >> I really would like to see full integration between openSUSE 10.3 and
> >> the new NTFS-3G driver (with good Yast support of the new driver).
> >>
> >> What do you think of it?
> >
> >what kind of integration do you have in mind?
> a) inclusion of NTFS-3G in the standard openSUSE DVD.

something for aj to decide.

> b) Yast should be able to mount NTFS partitions, in RW mode by using
> the new driver,
> during openSUSE installation.
> Today Yast mounts Windows NTFS partition during openSUSE setup, but in
> RO mode, because it uses the old NTFS driver.

i would still think RO is the safer way here. the new driver is better
but not 100% where it should be. and to avoid dataloss i would RO mount
as default. and a user can later enable RW mount.


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