.\" .\" Copyright (c) 1993,1994 Christopher G. Demetriou .\" Copyright (c) 1999 Semen Ustimenko .\" All rights reserved. .\" .\" Redistribution and use in source and binary forms, with or without .\" modification, are permitted provided that the following conditions .\" are met: .\" 1. Redistributions of source code must retain the above copyright .\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer. .\" 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright .\" notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in the .\" documentation and/or other materials provided with the distribution. .\" 3. All advertising materials mentioning features or use of this software .\" must display the following acknowledgment: .\" This product includes software developed by Christopher G. Demetriou. .\" 3. The name of the author may not be used to endorse or promote products .\" derived from this software without specific prior written permission .\" .\" THIS SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED BY THE AUTHOR ``AS IS'' AND ANY EXPRESS OR .\" IMPLIED WARRANTIES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES .\" OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE DISCLAIMED. .\" IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHOR BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, .\" INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, EXEMPLARY, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES (INCLUDING, BUT .\" NOT LIMITED TO, PROCUREMENT OF SUBSTITUTE GOODS OR SERVICES; LOSS OF USE, .\" DATA, OR PROFITS; OR BUSINESS INTERRUPTION) HOWEVER CAUSED AND ON ANY .\" THEORY OF LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, STRICT LIABILITY, OR TORT .\" (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE OR OTHERWISE) ARISING IN ANY WAY OUT OF THE USE OF .\" THIS SOFTWARE, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. .\" .\" $FreeBSD: src/sbin/mount_ntfs/mount_ntfs.8,v 1.18 2002/08/21 18:11:03 trhodes Exp $ .\" .Dd November 11, 2004 .Dt MOUNT_NTFS 8 .Os .Sh NAME .Nm mount_ntfs .Nd mount an NTFS file system .Sh SYNOPSIS .Nm .Op Fl a .Op Fl s .Op Fl u Ar uid .Op Fl g Ar gid .Op Fl m Ar mask .Pa special .Pa node .Sh DESCRIPTION The .Nm utility attaches the NTFS file system residing on the device .Pa special to the global file system namespace at the location indicated by .Pa node . This command is normally executed by .Xr mount 8 at boot time, but can be used by any user to mount an NTFS file system on any directory that they own (provided, of course, that they have appropriate access to the device that contains the file system). .Pp The options are as follows: .Bl -tag -width Ds .It Fl a Force behaviour to return MS-DOS 8.3 names also on .Fn readdir . .It Fl s Make name lookup case sensitive. .It Fl u Ar uid Set the owner of the files in the file system to .Ar uid . The default owner is the owner of the directory on which the file system is being mounted. .It Fl g Ar gid Set the group of the files in the file system to .Ar gid . The default group is the group of the directory on which the file system is being mounted. .It Fl m Ar mask Specify the maximum file permissions for files in the file system. .El .Sh FEATURES NTFS file attributes are accessed in following way: .Bd -literal -offset indent foo[[:ATTRTYPE]:ATTRNAME] .Ed .Pp .Sq ATTRTYPE is one of the identifiers listed in $AttrDef file of volume. Default is $DATA. .Sq ATTRNAME is an attribute name. Default is none. .Sh EXAMPLES To mount an ntfs volume located in .Pa /dev/ad1s1 : .Bd -literal -offset indent # mount_ntfs /dev/ad1s1 /mnt .Ed .Pp To get the volume name (in Unicode): .Bd -literal -offset indent # cat /mnt/\\$Volume:\\$VOLUME_NAME .Ed .Pp To read directory raw data: .Bd -literal -offset indent # cat /mnt/foodir:\\$INDEX_ROOT:\\$I30 .Ed .Sh 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. .Sh SEE ALSO .Xr mount 2 , .Xr unmount 2 , .Xr fstab 5 , .Xr mount 8 , .Xr mount_msdosfs 8 .Sh CAVEATS This utility is primarily used for read access to an NTFS volume. See the .Sx WRITING section for details about writing to an NTFS volume. .Sh HISTORY The .Nm utility first appeared in FreeBSD 3.0. .Sh AUTHORS The NTFS kernel implementation, .Nm utility, and manual were written by .An Semen Ustimenko Aq semenu@FreeBSD.org .