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SubjectRe: [ANN] ntfsprogs (formerly Linux-NTFS) 1.7.0beta released
On Mon, 20 Jan 2003 jlnance@unity.ncsu.edu wrote:

> On Sun, Jan 19, 2003 at 04:05:50PM +0100, Pawel Kot wrote:
>
> > There exists a new ntfs driver called NTFS-TNG, which is present already
> > in 2.5.x kernel series and it has its backport to the 2.4.x kernel series
> > (you'll find it at http://linux-ntfs.sf.net/).
> >
> > This driver has no write support yet, but it allows you to overwrite the
> > files, without changing their attributes and size (ie. mmap() the file,
> > change the contents, write() the file). And the overwrite is considered
> > safe.
>
> Is this stable enough to allow you to put an ext2 image on an NTFS
> partition and then mount that image as a r/w loopback mount from
> Linux?

Yes.

pkot
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