How to access NTFS partition in Rhel/Centos 5/6


$ cd Download

$ wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/6/x86_64/epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm

# rpm -ivh epel-release-6-5.noarch.rpm



You must be logged in as Root for the below command to work :



# yum install ntfs-3g

Checking the Name of an NTFS Partition



Entering the below commands would help you determine the name of an NTFS partition :

# fdisk -l /dev/sda

# fdisk -l /dev/sdb

Steps to Mount /dev/sda1 NTFS Partition at /mnt/ntfs



It is essential to load the fuse driver. The below command should help you do that :

# modprobe fuse



Now using the below command you must build a mount point:

# mkdir /mnt/ntfs



The following command would help you with mounting the ntfs partition :

# mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sda1 /mnt/ntfs



Command for Unmounting the NTFS Partition



# umount /mnt/ntfs