Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: copy file to NTFS device

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Los Alamos, NM
    Beans
    74

    copy file to NTFS device

    I need to copy a file from my Desktop to an NTFS drive that is attached. I have the drive mounted but can't copy and paste into the NTFS drive. What do I need to do?
    ASUS P8Z68-V Pro, Intel i7 2600K @4.7Ghz
    -- GSkill DDR3 2133 (2*2Gb) 9-10-10-28
    -- EVGA GTX570
    -- 120G Intel 510, Areca RAID 5, 4 80G SATAII HDDs

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Beans
    86
    Distro
    Xubuntu

    Re: copy file to NTFS device

    How exactly did you mount it?

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Los Alamos, NM
    Beans
    74

    Re: copy file to NTFS device

    did an auto mount at the boot
    ASUS P8Z68-V Pro, Intel i7 2600K @4.7Ghz
    -- GSkill DDR3 2133 (2*2Gb) 9-10-10-28
    -- EVGA GTX570
    -- 120G Intel 510, Areca RAID 5, 4 80G SATAII HDDs

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    UK
    Beans
    Hidden!
    Distro
    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

    Re: copy file to NTFS device

    Quote Originally Posted by deeppow View Post
    did an auto mount at the boot
    That doesn't tell us much.

    Post the output of this terminal command with the ntfs drive plugged in and mounted:

    Code:
    mount

    Please do not PM me about your forum account unless you have been asked to. The correct place to contact an admin about your account is here.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Los Alamos, NM
    Beans
    74

    Re: copy file to NTFS device

    ralph@AMS2:~$ mount
    /dev/sda5 on / type ext4 (rw)
    proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
    sysfs on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
    none on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
    none on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw)
    none on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
    udev on /dev type devtmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
    devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=0620)
    tmpfs on /run type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,size=10%,mode=0755)
    none on /run/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,size=5242880)
    none on /run/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
    /dev/sdb1 on /media/UserData type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,default_permissions,b lksize=4096)
    gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/ralph/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=ralph)
    ASUS P8Z68-V Pro, Intel i7 2600K @4.7Ghz
    -- GSkill DDR3 2133 (2*2Gb) 9-10-10-28
    -- EVGA GTX570
    -- 120G Intel 510, Areca RAID 5, 4 80G SATAII HDDs

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    UK
    Beans
    Hidden!
    Distro
    Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr

    Re: copy file to NTFS device

    This:

    Quote Originally Posted by deeppow View Post
    Code:
    /dev/sdb1 on /media/UserData type fuseblk (rw,nosuid,nodev,allow_other,default_permissions,blksize=4096)
    gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/ralph/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=ralph)
    Tells us that the sdb1 partition is mounted read-write using the ntfs-3g driver. So the question is: what happens when you try to copy and paste into it? You say you can't but what happens when you try? Do you get an error message?

    Also - you say "auto-mount at boot". Does that mean you simply have the drive plugged in when you boot, relying on the automounting capability of the file-manager (actually udisks) or do you have a custom line in /etc/fstab?

    Please do not PM me about your forum account unless you have been asked to. The correct place to contact an admin about your account is here.

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Location
    Los Alamos, NM
    Beans
    74

    Re: copy file to NTFS device

    Many thanks for you input!

    I trashed the original mount and rebuilt a new one that works fine now.
    ASUS P8Z68-V Pro, Intel i7 2600K @4.7Ghz
    -- GSkill DDR3 2133 (2*2Gb) 9-10-10-28
    -- EVGA GTX570
    -- 120G Intel 510, Areca RAID 5, 4 80G SATAII HDDs

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

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