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APC Magazine: Linux to Get Reliable NTFS Write Support

Aug 01, 2006, 15:45 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Linux has had NTFS support for many years now, but as a reverse engineered filesystem, progress hasn't exactly been fast.

"Currently, the original Linux-NTFS project's driver is included in all 2.6 kernels, and is extremely fast and reliable--if all you want to do is read your NTFS partitions.

"Write support is available, but it comes with a big fat warning in the kernel that relying on its operation would be a very bad thing indeed..."

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