Re: [BK-PATCH-2.5] NTFS 2.0.24: Cleanups

From: Anton Altaparmakov (
Date: Wed Aug 07 2002 - 03:52:26 EST

At 02:32 07/08/02, Erik Andersen wrote:
>On Wed Aug 07, 2002 at 02:05:04AM +0100, Anton Altaparmakov wrote:
> > - Do not allow read-write remounts of read-only volumes with errors.
>I thought the current NTFS driver does not yet support writing...

Correct, and if you look at the code you will notice the #ifdef NTFS_RW
around it... The read-only compiled driver doesn't have any write related
code. Only the read-write compiled driver has, but at the moment this is
just adding necesary safety bits before starting to add actual write code.
Writing is under development and you will be seing more and more bits
related to it appearing. (-:

Best regards,


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