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MOUNT_NTFS(8)		  BSD System Manager's Manual		 MOUNT_NTFS(8)

NAME
     mount_ntfs	-- mount an NTFS file system

SYNOPSIS
     mount_ntfs	[-a] [-i] [-u uid] [-g gid] [-m	mask] [-W u2wtable] special
		node

DESCRIPTION
     The mount_ntfs utility attaches the NTFS file system residing on the de-
     vice special to the global	file system namespace at the location indi-
     cated by node.  This command is normally executed by mount(8) at boot
     time, but can be used by any user to mount	an NTFS	file system on any di-
     rectory that they own (provided, of course, that they have	appropriate
     access to the device that contains	the file system).

     The options are as	follows:

     -a	     Force behaviour to	return MS-DOS 8.3 names	also on	readdir().

     -i	     Make name lookup case insensitive for all names except POSIX
	     names.

     -u	uid  Set the owner of the files	in the file system to uid.  The	de-
	     fault owner is the	owner of the directory on which	the file sys-
	     tem is being mounted.

     -g	gid  Set the group of the files	in the file system to gid.  The	de-
	     fault group is the	group of the directory on which	the file sys-
	     tem is being mounted.

     -m	mask
	     Specify the maximum file permissions for files in the file	sys-
	     tem.

     -W	u2wtable
	     Specify UNIX to Unicode translation table.	 See mount_msdosfs(8)
	     for the description of this option.

FEATURES
     NTFS file attributes are accessed in following way:

	   foo[[:ATTRTYPE]:ATTRNAME]

     `ATTRTYPE'	is one of the identifiers listed in $AttrDef file of volume.
     Default is	$DATA.	`ATTRNAME' is an attribute name.  Default is none.

EXAMPLES
     To	mount an ntfs volume located in	/dev/ad1s1:

	   # mount_ntfs	/dev/ad1s1 /mnt

     To	get the	volume name (in	Unicode):

	   # cat /mnt/\$Volume:\$VOLUME_NAME

     To	read directory raw data:

	   # cat /mnt/foodir:\$INDEX_ROOT:\$I30

WRITING
     There is limited writing ability.	Limitations: file must be nonresident
     and must not contain any sparces (uninitialized areas); compressed	files
     are also not supported.

SEE ALSO
     mount(2), unmount(2), fstab(5), mount(8), mount_msdosfs(8)

CAVEATS
     This utility is primarily used for	read access to an NTFS volume.	See
     the WRITING section for details about writing to an NTFS volume.

HISTORY
     The mount_ntfs utility first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0.

AUTHORS
     The NTFS kernel implementation, mount_ntfs	utility, and manual were writ-
     ten by Semen Ustimenko <semenu@FreeBSD.org>.

BSD				January	3, 1999				   BSD

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