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10.6: Enable native NTFS read/write support
Authored by: melo on Oct 01, '09 09:00:13AM

If you need just one-off change to writable you might try this: after you have your volume mounted do:

sudo mount -u -w /Volumes/ntfs_volume_name

It should work but I don't have a NTFS handy to test this on.



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10.6: Enable native NTFS read/write support
Authored by: ScooterComputer on Oct 01, '09 09:49:13AM

Should work. Doesn't work.



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WARNING!
Authored by: ScooterComputer on Oct 01, '09 09:56:35AM

I should also mention that at both the MacRumors forum (mentioned) and the Apple forums there has been considerable reporting that doing this leads to system instability and possible loss of data. BE WARNED!

Plus, for the record, if you create that fstab entry you may begin seeing a line appear in your Console logs stating:
"automount: Mount for UUID=1234-567-8910 has no path for the directory to mount"
resulting from an idiotic parsing bug in 'fstab.c'. You can safely ignore it.


(And using mount's '-f' force option doesn't help the aforementioned comment suggestion either.)



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10.6: Enable native NTFS read/write support
Authored by: Jakimowicz on Oct 01, '09 10:00:45AM

mount_ntfs does not support -u or -w flag, you can't remount it.



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10.6: Enable native NTFS read/write support
Authored by: JimMcKeany on Aug 29, '12 08:12:51AM

On 10.7 or 10.8 (i.e. Lion or Mountain Lion), you need to use OS X FUSE, with a certain patch.. check this out: <a href="http://bitly.com/PO0CV7">http://bitly.com/PO0CV7</a>



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