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10.6: Enable native NTFS read/write support
Authored by: V.K. on Oct 01, '09 12:58:07PM

This is a great hint but some caveats are definitely in order. Be VERY careful using this feature as it appears to be quite buggy which is undoubtedly the reason it wasn't turned on by default by Apple or advertised in any way. The Macrumors thread that the OP refers to has plenty of posts by people having various issues with this feature. Personally, I got a kernel panic in the middle of a write to an NTFS drive less than an hour after I enabled NTFS writing following this hint. Running chkdks in windows seems to have fixed the problem but still...



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