Subject: Re: ntfs module broken ?
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/05/2003 17:00:59
In article <>,
Nouvelles Fraiches <> wrote:

- make sure that your NT volume has not been upgraded to a dynamic volume.
- make sure that the running kernel and the .o modloaded file are from
  the same sources.


>I'm running NetBSD-current supped and compiled yesterday. Since I'm
>quite new to NetBSD, I'm still tweaking my kernel configuration. My box
>has a Win XP partition on it, and I've removed the file-system NTFS
>option from my kernel config file to try the ntfs.o module (and also
>recompiled userland to make the /usr/lkm/ntfs.o up to date). I must say
>this was my first attempt to try the ntfs module, I still can access
>NTFS partitions when compiling in NTFS filesytem.
>After having rebooted under my new kernel with a new userland, issuing a
>modload ntfs.o seems to hang the box. If I switch to another vt, I can
>type my login, then I never get the password prompt. I have to  break
>into ddb and type reboot. After that, I have a ntfs executable file in
>/usr/lkm, next to ntfs.o.
>Again, I don't know if ntfs module has ever worked, and compiling in
>ntfs support works. But procfs, fdesc and ext2fs modules load fine. Am I
>missing something ? Is ntfs module dependent on something I should
>modload before (e.g. msdosfs.o) ?
>I can provide dmesg and/or kernel config if it helps.