[PLUG] Digital Camera - Mount Windows partition?

Ian Burrell ian at znark.com
Sat Sep 25 13:52:02 PDT 2004

Ovid wrote:
> How do I load the ntfs module?  "modprobe ntfs" returns "Module ntfs not found."
> I tried to install kernel-ntfs-2.6.5-1.358.i686.rpm from
> http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/rpm/fedora2.html, but it says that while I have the correct
> kernel, it's not running.  My version is actually 2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks (due to needing that with
> an NVIDIA driver) and I think that's the problem.  NVIDIA has released drivers for 4K stacks, but
> I've been afraid to install them lest I break something.  FC2 has a somewhat different
> architecture than RH, so I've been leery of making too many changes.

The 8kstacks kernel is incompatible with the prebuilt kernel-ntfs module 
since it was made for the default Fedora kernel (with 4kstacks).

You could build your own NTFS module.  The instructions at 
linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net don't work for 2.6 kernels.

  - Ian

ian at znark.com

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