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NAME

ntfs-3g.probe - Probe an NTFS volume mountability  

SYNOPSIS

ntfs-3g.probe <--readonly|--readwrite> volume
 

DESCRIPTION

The ntfs-3g.probe utility tests a volume if it's NTFS mountable read-only or read-write, and exits with a status value accordingly. The volume can be a block device or image file.  

OPTIONS

Below is a summary of the options that ntfs-3g.probe accepts.
-r, --readonly
Test if the volume can be mounted read-only.
-w, --readwrite
Test if the volume can be mounted read-write.
-h, --help
Display help and exit.
 

EXAMPLE

Test if /dev/sda1 can be mounted read-write:

ntfs-3g.probe --readwrite /dev/sda1

 

EXIT CODES

The exit codes are as follows:
0
Volume is mountable.
11
Syntax error, command line parsing failed.
12
The volume doesn't have a valid NTFS.
13
Inconsistent NTFS, hardware or device driver fault, or unsetup SoftRAID/FakeRAID hardware.
14
The NTFS partition is hibernated. Use the 'remove_hiberfile' ntfs-3g mount option to be able to read-write mount such volumes.
15
The volume was not cleanly unmounted. The 'force' ntfs-3g mount option can overcome this scenario by resetting the NTFS journal file.
16
The volume is already exclusively opened and in use by a kernel driver or software.
17
SoftRAID/FakeRAID hardware without setup, or missing, or powered down device.
18
Unknown reason.
19
Not enough privilege to mount.
20
Out of memory.
21
Unclassified FUSE error.
22
Security hazard. Execution is denied because it would be exploitable.
 

KNOWN ISSUES

Please see

http://ntfs-3g.org/support.html

for common questions and known issues. If you think you have found an undocumented problem in the latest release of the software then please send an email describing it in detail. You can contact the development team on the ntfs-3g-devel@lists.sf.net address.  

AUTHORS

ntfs-3g.probe was written by Szabolcs Szakacsits (szaka@ntfs-3g.org).  

THANKS

Alon Bar-Lev has integrated the utility into the NTFS-3G build process and tested it with Erik Larsson before the public release.  

SEE ALSO

ntfs-3g(8)


 

Index

NAME
SYNOPSIS
DESCRIPTION
OPTIONS
EXAMPLE
EXIT CODES
KNOWN ISSUES
AUTHORS
THANKS
SEE ALSO

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Time: 15:28:06 GMT, June 11, 2010

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