Getting Error for NTFS File System on RHEL / CentOS ?
Unable to mount Partition
Error mounting: mount: unknown filesystem type ‘ntfs’
In ENT Linux like RHEL and CentOS there are no packages installed by default to access or Mount NTFS Partition, I have already share the same kind of article way behind for RHEL 5.x.
I am Sharing how to, So By Following this you will able to Mount / Access NTFS Partitions / FileSystem on Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.x and CentOS 6.x
It is very simple and Basic to Install NTFS Modules on both Linux, Almost Same method is used for the CentOS and RHEL 6.x.
Only Few Packages which needs to be Installed and You are done.
1. Execute Below Command to Install and Configure EPEL Repository
[root@tejas-barot-linux-support-ahmedabad ~]# wget http://epel.mirror.net.in/epel/6/i386/epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
[root@tejas-barot-linux-support-ahmedabad ~]# rpm -Uvh epel-release-6-8.noarch.rpm
2. Execute Below Command to Install Package related to NTFS Mount :-
[root@tejas-barot-linux-support-ahmedabad ~]# yum -y install ntfs-3g ntfsprogs
3. Attach NTFS Drive and Execute Below command to Find and Mount Partition :-
# To Find Attached NTFS Partition Execute Below Command :-
[root@tejas-barot-linux-support-ahmedabad ~]# fdisk -l | grep “NTFS”
# You will get output Something like below :-
/dev/sdb1 * 1 1034 1973248 7 HPFS/NTFS
# Execute Below command to Mount NTFS Partition
[root@tejas-barot-linux-support-ahmedabad ~]# mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt
4. To Mount NTFS Partition Permanently You can add following entry to /etc/fstab
<device-name> <mount-point> <file-system-type> <options> <dump> <checking>
Example Entry :-
/dev/sdb1 /mnt ntfs-3g default 0 0
Save and Exit from /etc/fstab
That’s IT, Now You will able to Mount / Access NTFS Partition on RHEL / CentOS 6.x
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