How to mount ntfs partition under CentOS

Jephe Wu -

1.  CentOS 5
Refer to
If your version is CentOS 5.4 and above, you can install rpmforge repo first, then run yum install fuse fuse-ntfs-3g

For installing rpmforge repo, go to to install it

If you are using proxy server, use command rpm --httpproxy --httpport 8080 -Uvh URL

If your version is CentOS 5.3 and below, you can install kmod-fuse from ELRepo (refer to
So, firstly, install ELRepo as follows:

rpm --import
To install ELRepo for RHEL-5, SL-5 or CentOS-5:
rpm -Uvh

after that, go to /etc/yum.repo.d/, vi file elrepo.repo to enable them, then run 'yum install kmod-fuse' to install fuse module.
or yum --enablerepo=elrepo kmod-fuse, so you don't have to edit file to enable them.

mounting ntfs:

mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sda1 /mnt/windows


1. ntfs-3g