I followed the directions here in installing ntfs-3g. I've read through the thread, but still haven't found an answer to my small problem. When I plug in an ntfs-formatted USB device, I get an icon for the device, but the following shows up in mtab:
If I try to use the nautilus script at this point, it fails with a window saying: "This is not a device. Try in computer:///"
/dev/sda1 /media/New\040Volume ntfs rw,nosuid,nodev,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=077,iocharset=utf8 0 0
If I try to copy anything to the mounted device from the command line, I get a "Read only filesystem" error.
If I unmount the device and try the nautilus mount script, I get the same error.
If I then issue:
then everything works flawlessly and I get the following in mtab:
mount -t ntfs-3g -o nonempty,rw,nosuid,nodev,uid=1000,gid=1000,umask=077,iocharset=utf8 /dev/sda1 /media/New\ Volume
I can copy files to the device, unmount it, hook the device up to a Windows box and everything is there. It looks like this is a pmount/HAL problem, but I have read some problems here with the patched pmount and don't really want to bork my automount to solve this one issue. Did I miss installing a package? Any other suggestions, or do I just live (for the moment) with this minor inconvenience in an otherwise great package? Thanks!
/dev/sda1 /media/New\040Volume fuse rw,nosuid,nodev,noatime,allow_other 0 0