fstab and mounting an ntfs filesystem

Don Raikes don.raikes at oracle.com
Wed Nov 29 23:06:21 UTC 2006

I installed fc6 onto a pc that had windows xp installed on an ntfs filesystem.

I wish to access some of the files from the ntfs filesystem from within linux.

I added the line:

/dev/sda1 /windows  ntfs rw,auto,user  0  0

to my /etc/fstab

When I tried to mount /windows, I get an error saying unrecognized filesystem type ntfs.

How should I specify this filesystem to be able to access it?


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