redhat 5.1 problem with installing fuse

Posted on 2014-01-13
Last Modified: 2014-02-06
installed four files


each rpm installed successfully!
did:   mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /media/imssent
message is unknown filesystem ntfs-3g

checked services: ntfs-3g is running
same problem

anyone know something about fuse software?


Question by:javagair
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Can you try the following?

rpm -Uvh epel-release-5*.rpm
yum install fuse fuse-ntfs-3g -y

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Duncan Roe earned 500 total points
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Take a look at the output from the command cat /proc/filesystems. Confirm you can see
nodev   fuse
nodev   fusectl

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If not, check the output from lsmod to be sure you can see the entry for fuse. If that's not there, as root try modprobe fuse. If that succeeds, try everything else again - but you'll need to do something more permanent for the future.
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by:Duncan Roe
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Did you try my suggestions? With what result?

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ID: 39800396
everything checks out running the commands fuse shows up everywhere in the commands.
the reference to modprobe fuse will do what?
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by:Duncan Roe
ID: 39801119
modprobe fuse will cause fuse to show in the output from lsmod. If it is already shows there, the Linux Kernel Module (LKM) of that name is already loaded and modprobe will do nothing.
If the fuse LKM was already loaded, your problem must lie elsewhere. Verify that the following programs are installed
07:29:07$ locate ntfs-3g|grep bin

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