[mythtv-users] VERY OT: Going to Linux.
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu May 31 22:29:42 UTC 2007
On 05/31/2007 05:41 PM, MacNean Tyrrell wrote:
> On 5/31/07, Michael T. Dean <mtdean at thirdcontact.com> wrote:
>> On 05/31/2007 05:18 PM, MacNean Tyrrell wrote:
>>> BTW Can Linux look at NTFS partitions
> Thank you for the Links i'll read them.
> While they promise you write capability, remember that it's a
>> While they promise you write capability, remember that it's a
>> relatively new capability (compared to, i.e. the "tried-and-true"
>> Linux filesystem drivers)... (In other words, the advice you got
>> about not using NTFS for the root filesystem is good advice.)
>> Plus, there's the (basically read-only) driver that has been
>> shipping with the kernel for a couple of years now.
> Just out of curiosity before i read all of those, which will probably
> answer my question, does the read-only driver able to save back to
> already existing files. Like with WoW, if i already have a
> SavedVariables.lua file for my addons, will it be able to update that
That's the "basically" in "basically read-only." You can change the
stable read-only (i.e. no writing at all) driver into an experimental
driver by enabling a kernel compile option, but really, if you want
write support, you're probably better off just using ntfs-3g.
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