NTFS-3G is failing when mounting disk

I need help. I am trying to mount NTFS on Linux RH E 5. Below are the steps I am performing and it is still failing.  It keeps saying the device is busy when I try to mount it. However when I do an umount it says it is not mounted. Thanks in advanced for the help

[root@************* ~]# rpm -qa|grep ntfs
[root@************* ~]#

[root@v ~]# mount -t ntfs /dev/sdbm1 /mnt/ntfs -o force
ntfs-3g-mount: mount failed: Device or resource busy
[root@*********** ~]# mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/disk/by-uuid/8818EA3B18EA2840 /ntfs -o uid=1000,gid=100,fmask=0113,dmask=0002,locale=en_GB.utf8,noatime
ntfs-3g-mount: mount failed: Device or resource busy
[root@*********** ~]# ls -l /dev/disk/by-uuid/
total 0
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 11 Oct 20 16:53 8818EA3B18EA2840 -> ../../sdbm1
lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 10 Oct 20 16:52 9d62c9ff-0857-4fe0-a38c-d772eb454a1e -> ../../sda1
[root@*********** ~]# ls  /dev/disk/by-uuid/
8818EA3B18EA2840  9d62c9ff-0857-4fe0-a38c-d772eb454a1e
[root@*********** ~]# fdisk -l /dev/sdbm1

Disk /dev/sdbm1: 2199.0 GB, 2199020350464 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 267348 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

This doesn't look like a partition table
Probably you selected the wrong device.

      Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdbm1p1   ?       13578      119522   850995205   72  Unknown
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sdbm1p2   ?       45382       79243   271987362   74  Unknown
Partition 2 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sdbm1p3   ?       10499       10499           0   65  Novell Netware 386
Partition 3 does not end on cylinder boundary.
/dev/sdbm1p4          167628      167631       25817+   0  Empty
Partition 4 does not end on cylinder boundary.

Partition table entries are not in disk order
[root@*********** ~]#
[root@*********** ~]#  fuser -c ntfs-3g
Cannot stat ntfs-3g: No such file or directory
Cannot stat ntfs-3g: No such file or directory
Cannot stat ntfs-3g: No such file or directory
[root@*********** ~]# blkid /dev/sdbm1
/dev/sdbm1: TYPE="ntfs"
[root@*********** ~]#
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Kerem ERSOYPresidentCommented:

First of all your installed modules show :


As you will know jernel 2.6.9-x was for RHEL 4.x but not RHEL 5. So please postthe output of :

rpm -qa |grep fuse

also please post uname -a output.

Is this a removable drive? Try to remove the drive and reinsert and pelase post the related lines in /var/log/messages.

when it comes to FDISK. As you know MBR's are in the disk not in partitions so try to list :

fdisk -l (or fdisk -l /dev/sdbm  not /dev/sdbm1)  and post the output here.


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Monis MontherSystem ArchitectCommented:
Also adding to KeremE, are you sure the module is loaded, run  the following command and post its output here please.


Kerem ERSOYPresidentCommented:

I've also come across with this:


rleni59Author Commented:
I needed the other fuse packages.
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