Agreed. I have been using...
Originally Posted by VanillaMozilla
... since Hardy in my fstab, and it works just fine - including in Karmic. You can use 'ntfs' in the third field - it still uses the ntfs-3g driver.
device mountpoint ntfs defaults 0 0
I found that if you use the line:
... that the Ubuntu installer sets up in the 'Manual' option, it works OK except if you do a drag and drop copy from your ext3/4 root partition to the mounted NTFS partition, when the date/time stamp gets changed to current. This is BAD. If you use the simpler 'defaults' line you don't get this problem - nothing short of data corruption in my view.
device mountpoint ntfs defaults,nls=utf8,umask=007,gid=46 0 0