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Daniel Lawson daniel@m...
Mon Aug 26 12:55:57 NZST 2002

> "...turning on NTFS support in the kernel can be
> dangerous to your system."
> Is this true or is this just Red Hat's way of saying
> that they hate Mircosoft and don't what you to use
> their filesystem? How exactly can this be dangerous to
> my system? Can I screw up my NTFS partition? (Can't be
> any worse that a LinuxNewbie such as myself trying to
> recompile the kernel - but that's a different story.)

NTFS read support is ok, I think. Write support was basically broken, and
would rather badly trash your (NTFS) filesystem.

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