Results 1 to 6 of 6

Thread: Why is the ntfs version locked in Knoppix 7.4.2?

  1. #1
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631

    Why is the ntfs-3g version locked in Knoppix 7.4.2?

    .
    Just curious; I don't think I have a problem, but...

    I notice what seems to be an inconsistency between Knoppix's purposefully
    locked version of ntfs-3g and the version which Knoppix's version of
    GParted assumes is more appropriate. See the attached png.

    I don't normally do much with my Win7 partition except store some isos
    downloaded by Win7 there. I do that, because that's where I have a lot
    of unused Gbs there.

    What's the story behind Klaus K locking the ntfs-3g version, anyway?
    Attached Images Attached Images
    Last edited by utu; 11-30-2014 at 12:07 AM.

  2. #2
    Moderator Moderator
    Join Date
    Nov 2010
    Location
    Germany/ Dietzenbach
    Posts
    1,124
    What's the story behind Klaus K locking the ntfs-3g version, anyway?
    For me within a fresh HD install of V7.4.2 the package ntfs-3g isn't locked. Perhaps it's an effect of your method not to use only a single ovelay.

  3. #3
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631
    Could this have anything to do with what I observe? See KK's note at post #8:
    http://knoppix.net/forum/threads/30401-Text-mode-mounting-of-NTFS-volume-causes-XAUTHORITY-error?highlight=ntfs-3g


  4. #4
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631
    Quote Originally Posted by Werner P. Schulz View Post
    For me within a fresh HD install of V7.4.2 the package ntfs-3g isn't locked. Perhaps it's an effect of your method not to use only a single ovelay.
    Thank you for your response, Werner.

    I don't think my LiveUSB is the cause of the situation shown in the png.

    Both my LiveCD & LiveUSB pass testdvd.
    The same symptoms indicated for my LiveUSB occur for my original 7.4.2 LiveCD.

    Using either the LiveUSB or the LiveCD:
    When Synaptic is first called and ntfs is searched-for, it does NOT show ntfs-3g locked.
    When Synaptic is then closed, re-called, and ntfs searched-for a second time,
    it then DOES show ntfs-3g locked.
    Either before or after calling Synaptic, GParted shows a warning triangle for the Win7 partition.

    The symptoms seem to indicate GParted and Synaptic are using different ntfs-3g versions,
    independent of my peculiar use of secondary overlays in my LiveUSBs.

    One final clue is that my Win7 has never failed me such that I have ever felt the need
    to re-install it, nor have I done anything like a filesystem check on it. It is possible
    the Win7 filesystem may have some latent errors in it that bear on these symptoms.
    I never feel comfortable tinkering with Windows, so I don't know how to proceed to
    address the possibility that the ntfs partition itself is the cause of the symptoms.

    I also have no idea whether KKs note about ntfs problems in Knoppix 7.0.5 and what he
    did to 'repair' the situation bears any relation to my symptoms in 7.4.2 or not.

  5. #5
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631

    Addendum, using a different machine...

    .
    Using the same LiveUSB on a Win8 machine gives similar results, except
    on Win8, sda3 again has GParted triangular warning flag, but since not
    an ntfs partition, note is not ntfs specific.

    Synaptic registers a locked version warning on ntfs-3g on first search
    for ntfs on the Win8 machine.

  6. #6
    Senior Member registered user
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Columbia, Maryland USA
    Posts
    1,631

    CHKDSK removes part of the cloud

    .
    Discovered bad clusters on Win7 sda3 and scheduled CHKDSK/F, after
    which GParted no longer shows warning triangle for sda3 on Win7.

    Synaptic still says ntfs-3g is locked, but that may actually be the
    case. Such is no longer seemingly hinted as a problem by GParted, anyway.

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  


Dell Desktop Core i5 8GB RAM 500GB WiFi HDMI DVD Windows 10 Computer PC picture

Dell Desktop Core i5 8GB RAM 500GB WiFi HDMI DVD Windows 10 Computer PC

$101.00



HP i5-7500 Desktop Computer PC | up to 16GB RAM 3TB SSD, Windows 10 Pro, WiFi BT picture

HP i5-7500 Desktop Computer PC | up to 16GB RAM 3TB SSD, Windows 10 Pro, WiFi BT

$155.54



Dell i7 Desktop Computer PC | up to 32GB RAM, 3TB SSD | Windows 10 Pro | WiFi BT picture

Dell i7 Desktop Computer PC | up to 32GB RAM, 3TB SSD | Windows 10 Pro | WiFi BT

$149.00



Dell Desktop Computer Intel Core i5 PC 8GB RAM 500GB Windows 10 19

Dell Desktop Computer Intel Core i5 PC 8GB RAM 500GB Windows 10 19" LCD Monitor

$163.21



HP - Pavilion x360 2-in-1 14

HP - Pavilion x360 2-in-1 14" Touch-Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5 - 8GB Memor...

$499.99



New HP 15.6

New HP 15.6" Intel Core i3-1115G4 8GB 256GB SSD Silver Windows 11 Laptop Bundle

$299.99



Windows 11 Pro Mini PC Intel J4125 Quad Core 2.7GHz 8GB RAM DDR4 128GB SSD GK3V picture

Windows 11 Pro Mini PC Intel J4125 Quad Core 2.7GHz 8GB RAM DDR4 128GB SSD GK3V

$188.90



Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5

Microsoft Surface Laptop 3 13.5" TOUCHSCREEN Core i5 8GB RAM 256GB SSD W10

$399.00



Dell Gaming Desktop Computer PC Tower Core i5 16GB 2TB HD/SSD 22

Dell Gaming Desktop Computer PC Tower Core i5 16GB 2TB HD/SSD 22" LCD Windows 10

$218.34



Lenovo Desktop Computer PC Mini Tiny Core i5 8GB RAM 500GB Windows 10 Pro Wi-Fi picture

Lenovo Desktop Computer PC Mini Tiny Core i5 8GB RAM 500GB Windows 10 Pro Wi-Fi

$117.77