[PC-BSD Testing] Testing Digest, Vol 42, Issue 42

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Jul 27 09:12:29 PDT 2010

On 07/26/2010 23:39, Bill Sun wrote:
> Thanks for replying, Ian.
> I have a USB thumb drive that is formatted in FAT32, and that worked 
> without any problems in Dolphin.  I can see the contents without using 
> sudolphin or the terminal.
> My USB NTFS drive, however, while it has directories created in /media 
> for each mount attempt, is marked unmounted in Dolphin, and listing 
> the mount points in the terminal shows that they are empty.  Konqueror 
> also shows the directories as empty.
> My internal SATA NTFS drive shows the same behavior as the USB NTFS drive.
> So this looks like Dolphin is having problems mounting the NTFS drive 
> in the first place.  Manually mounting the NTFS drives using ntfs-3g 
> from the terminal works, and the drives become accessible from Dolphin.
> Does anyone know where to configure Dolphin's mounting options?
> -Bill

I've had good luck just adding the mount to /etc/fstab, and then it 
shows up in dolphin all the time.

/dev/da0s1                           /media/ntfs                    ntfs 

% mkdir /media/ntfs
% chmod 777 /media/ntfs
% chown <user> /media/ntfs

That may take care of it :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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