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10.4: Use MacFuse to read and write to NTFS volumes
Authored by: hints_hinterton on May 27, '07 12:20:13PM

I was able to read/write to an NTFS-formatted external drive but found that 50% of my .dmg disk images would no longer mount! They would just spit out a "nonmountable volume" error!

I'm not sure if it was the Terminal code above or some interaction with NTFS-3G and MacFUSE but using Uninstall.command by double-clicking it did not work. It has to be run as "sudo."

I had read a suggestion to uninstall each component of NTFS-3G manually butI was not sure how to track down the individual files belonging to the NTFS-3G distribution. So I attempted to run the NTFS-3G Uninstaller with "sudo" (read somewhere that the uninstaller is "broken").

Didn't appear to work until I reinstalled MacFUSE 0.3.0
and then reinstalled NTFS-3G -- give that uninstaller something to work with! ...I navigated to the NTFS-3G disk image directory (which I was able to mount; Toast would probably be able to mount it as well) and finally ran this in terminal:

sudo ./Uninstall.command / NTFS-3G

I restarted to be safe and was once
again able to mount .dmg files.

Can't wait for this all to be ironed out! Perhaps it was folly only to have put in the original Terminal code with this updated MacFUSE/NTFS-3G?? I have no idea....



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10.4: Use MacFuse to read and write to NTFS volumes
Authored by: thirdrockphoto on Jun 14, '07 08:11:30AM

funny, "sudo ./Uninstall.command / NTFS-3G" gives "command not found". I think you made a mistake.



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