F13: Unable to mount ntfs-3g, option: 'context=' no longer supported?

Daniel J Walsh dwalsh at redhat.com
Thu Sep 23 18:02:01 UTC 2010

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On 09/23/2010 10:53 AM, Daniel B. Thurman wrote:
> Some weeks ago, I have installed F13 on a system
> and for some time, I have successfully mounted all
> of my partitions as defined in my fstab file.
> But today, I have rebooted this F13 system and for some
> reason, it was unable to mount any of my ntfs filesystems
> with an error message: "ntfs-3g-mount: Invalid argument",
> for each ntfs partition defined in the /etc/fstab.
> I can manually mount a ntfs-3g partition to /mnt,
> I can see the contents and context and every thing
> seems fine for this ntfs partition.
> I did:
> # mount /dev/sdaX /mnt  (it works)
> # mount  -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdaX /mnt (it works)
> # mount  -t ntfs-3g -o context="system_u:object_r:samba_share_t:s0"
> /dev/sdaX /mnt (breaks!)
> The problem is that the context=XXX option is no longer recognized, or
> so it seems.
> The fstab entry breaks as well for ntfs:
> LABEL=Ap1WD1 /md/Ap1WD1 ntfs-3g
> context="system_u:object_r:samba_share_t:s0"     0 0
> So what is the problem?
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Open a bugzilla.  I beleive fuse was doing some work to make context
mounts work.
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