[arch-releng] [PATCH] [archiso] Document NTFS support (since syslinux 4.06)

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Wed Oct 24 22:39:44 EDT 2012

Add a note that COW is not supported since ntfs.ko module is used inside initramfs.
(there is no ntfs-3g inside)

Signed-off-by: Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>
 docs/README.transfer | 8 +++++---
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/README.transfer b/docs/README.transfer
index 83a7572..d01259b 100644
--- a/docs/README.transfer
+++ b/docs/README.transfer
@@ -68,13 +68,15 @@ Note: Using here a MBR partition mode as example, but GPT should also works
       Just ensure that partition is set with attribute "2: legacy BIOS bootable"
       and use gptmbr.bin instead of mbr.bin for syslinux.
-1) Create one partition entry in MBR (of type "b" for FAT32 or "83" for EXTFS)
-   and mark it as "active" (bootable).
+1) Create one partition entry in MBR and mark it as "active" (booteable).
+Note: Type "b" for FAT32, "83" for EXTFS or "7" for NTFS.
 # fdisk <DEV-TARGET>
-2) Create a FAT32 or EXTFS filesystem on such partition and setup a label.
+2) Create a FAT32, EXTFS or NTFS filesystem on such partition and setup a label.
+Note: COW is not supported on NTFS.
 # mkfs.vfat -F 32 -n <FS-LABEL> <DEV-TARGET-N>
 # mkfs.ext4 -L <FS-LABEL> <DEV-TARGET-N>
+# mkfs.ntfs -L <FS-LABEL> <DEV-TARGET-N>
 3) Mount target filesystem.

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