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SubjectRe: NTFS safety and lack thereof - Was: Re: Linux 2.4.0ac11
** Reply to message from Anton Altaparmakov <aia21@cam.ac.uk> on Wed, 24 Jan
2001 16:54:36 +0000


> >Is read access safe ?
>
> Of course read-only is safe. As long as you mount the partition READ-ONLY
> nothing can happen to it in any way, your NTFS data is at least safe.

Isn't it still theoretcially possible for the driver to send commands to the
disk controller that cause data to become overwritten, even when it's just
supposed to read that data?


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