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.Dd October 22, 2006
.Dt MOUNT_NTFS 8
.Os "Mac OS X"
.Sh NAME
.Nm mount_ntfs
.Nd mount an NTFS file system
.Sh SYNOPSIS
.Nm
.Op Fl o Ar options
.Ar special 
.Ar node
.Sh DESCRIPTION
The
.Nm mount_ntfs
command 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 indent
.It Fl o
Options are specified with a
.Fl o
flag followed by a comma separated string of options.
See the
.Xr mount 8
man page for possible options and their meanings.
.El
.Sh SEE ALSO
.Xr mount 2 ,
.Xr unmount 2 ,
.Xr fstab 5 ,
.Xr mount 8
.Sh HISTORY
This NTFS implementation first appeared in Mac OS X 10.5.
.Sh AUTHORS
This NTFS implementation was written by
.An Anton Altaparmakov Aq aia21@cantab.net .