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Mount NTFS in Solaris 11

May 22, 2012

1. Grab these two files: FSWpart.tar.gz and FSWfsmisc.tar.gz

2. Rename files:

# mv  fswpart-tar-gz-remove.png FSWpart.tar.gz
# mv  fswfsmisc-tar-gz-remove.png FSWfsmisc.tar.gz

3. Install the packages.

# tar -zxvf FSWpart.tar.gz
# tar -zxvf FSWfsmisc.tar.gz
# pkgadd -d . FSWpart
# pkgadd -d . FSWfsmisc
Select “y” if prompted for conflict in files:
The following files are already installed on the system and are being used by another package:
* /etc/gnome-vfs-2.0 <attribute change only>
* /etc/gnome-vfs-2.0/modules <attribute change only>
* /usr/lib/gnome-vfs-2.0 <attribute change only>
* /usr/lib/gnome-vfs-2.0/modules <attribute change only>
* /usr/sbin/mkntfs
* /usr/sbin/ntfsclone
* /usr/sbin/ntfscp
* /usr/sbin/ntfslabel
* /usr/sbin/ntfsresize
* /usr/sbin/ntfsundelete
* - conflict with a file which does not belong to any package.
Do you want to install these conflicting files [y,n,?,q] y

4. Find the target partition

# iostat -En

5. Mount partitions in the devices into folders you like:

# mkdir /mnt/d
# mount -F ntfs /dev/dsk/c5t0d0p3 /mnt/d

6. Add mount targets to /etc/vfstab

/dev/dsk/c5t0d0p2 - /mnt/c ntfs - yes -
/dev/dsk/c5t0d0p3 - /mnt/d ntfs - yes -
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5 Comments
  1. costi permalink

    Geez man, I need those files.
    It seems like they disappeared from the web, and Oracle hasn’t added ntfs support on S11 yet.
    or at least not officially.

  2. Levente permalink

    MegaThanks for the packages (and for the whole post)! :)

  3. Erick Guadamuz permalink

    Hi men, I need those files. Thanks

    • abbaspour permalink

      just click on the link, save the png and rename the file.

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