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NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)	    System Manager's Manual	      NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)

NAME
       ntfs-3g.probe - Probe an	NTFS volume mountability

SYNOPSIS
       ntfs-3g.probe _--readonly|--readwrite_ volume

DESCRIPTION
       The  ntfs-3g.probe  utility tests a volume if it's NTFS mountable read-
       only or read-write, and exits with a  status  value  accordingly.   The
       volume can be a block device or image file.

OPTIONS
       Below is	a summary of the options that ntfs-3g.probe accepts.

       -r, --readonly
	      Test if the volume can be	mounted	read-only.

       -w, --readwrite
	      Test if the volume can be	mounted	read-write.

       -h, --help
	      Display help and exit.

EXAMPLE
       Test if /dev/sda1 can be	mounted	read-write:

	      ntfs-3g.probe --readwrite	/dev/sda1

EXIT CODES
       The exit	codes are as follows:

       0      Volume is	mountable.

       11     Syntax error, command line parsing failed.

       12     The volume doesn't have a	valid NTFS.

       13     Inconsistent  NTFS,  hardware or device driver fault, or unsetup
	      SoftRAID/FakeRAID	hardware.

       14     The NTFS partition is hibernated.

       15     The volume was not cleanly unmounted.

       16     The volume is already exclusively	opened and in use by a	kernel
	      driver or	software.

       17     Unsetup SoftRAID/FakeRAID	hardware.

       18     Unknown reason.

       19     Not enough privilege to mount.

       20     Out of memory.

       21     Unclassified FUSE	error.

KNOWN ISSUES
       Please see

	      http://tuxera.com/community/ntfs-3g-faq/

       for  common questions and known issues.	If you think you have found an
       undocumented problem in the latest release of the software then	please
       send an email describing	it in detail.  You can contact the development
       team on the ntfs-3g-devel@lists.sf.net address.

AUTHORS
       ntfs-3g.probe was written by Szabolcs Szakacsits.

THANKS
       Alon Bar-Lev has	integrated the utility into the	NTFS-3G	build  process
       and tested it with Erik Larsson before the public release.

SEE ALSO
       ntfs-3g(8)

ntfs-3g.probe 2017.3.23		 January 2008		      NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)

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