[arch-general] Is ntfs module deprecated ?
emil.l.velikov at gmail.com
Sat Jan 16 15:08:35 UTC 2021
On Sat, 16 Jan 2021 at 11:04, Jonas Witschel via arch-general
<arch-general at lists.archlinux.org> wrote:
> Hi SET,
> On 2021-01-16 11:26, SET via arch-general wrote:
> > * modprobe ntfs
> > * modprobe: FATAL: Module ntfs not found in directory /lib/modules/5.10.7-arch1-1
> the NTFS module was removed in linux 5.10.2.arch1-1, see .
> > Should another module be used ? Is ntfs missing ? Deprecated ?
> Quoting from the commit message of : "Unset NTFS_FS: Please use ntfs-3g." 
Note that the existing NTFS_FS kernel module has limited feature-set
and in general isn't recommended.
There is a new module in the works - NTFS3 - which should, at least on
paper, be a far better solution than NTFS_FS and ntfs-3g combined.
Only time will tell, if that's really the case :-)
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