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redhat 5.1 problem with installing fuse

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installed four files
fuse-2.7.4-8_12.el5.x86_64.rpm
fuse-kmdl-2.6.18-371.1.2.el5-2.7.4-8_12.el5.x86_64.rpm
fuse-libs-2.7.4-8_12.el5.x86_64.rpm

fuse-ntfs-3g_1.1004-1.el5.rf.x86_64.rpm

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
rebooted
same problem

anyone know something about fuse software?

thanks

gary
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by:Mazdajai
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Can you try the following?

wget http://dl.fedoraproject.org/pub/epel/5/x86_64/epel-release-5-4.noarch.rpm
rpm -Uvh epel-release-5*.rpm
yum install fuse fuse-ntfs-3g -y

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Take a look at the output from the command cat /proc/filesystems. Confirm you can see
        fuseblk
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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by:javagair
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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
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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
/bin/ntfs-3g
/bin/ntfs-3g.probe
/bin/ntfs-3g.secaudit
/bin/ntfs-3g.usermap
/bin/lowntfs-3g
/sbin/mount.ntfs-3g
/sbin/mount.lowntfs-3g
07:44:36$ 

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