05-18-2007, 05:15 PM #1MacFuse
Hi, I'm trying to install MacFuse so I can write to my NTFS-based external drives. I have one Maxtor external 200GB and another one of the same sort. All I can do is read. I'm following the steps outlined in http://www.macosxhints.com/article.p...70220150856279
# Download MacFuse. Compile it yourself, or easier of course, is to download the binary .dmg file.
# Download ntfs-3g and compile it -- there's also a premade binary .dmg if you prefer.
# In Disk Utility, check out the device identifier (disk0s2 or something) of the NTFS volume, and unmount it.
# In Terminal, type mkdir /Volumes/your_ntfs_volume, where your_ntfs_volume is the name of your NTFS volume.
# Still in Terminal, type ntfs-3g /dev/disk0s2 /Volumes/your_ntfs_volume -o ping_diskarb,volname="your_ntfs_volume".
(1) Downloaded the latest MacFUSE package (dmg from Google);
(2) Installed MacFUSE package and restarted the Mac;
(3) Downloaded the NTFS-3g package (dmg from Chucker's - lifehack link is dead);
(4) Fixed the "macfuse_required" error (tip from InsanelyMac);
(5) Installed the NTFS-3g package (no restart);
(6) Plugged in my NTFS-formatted USB2 external drive (which wouldn't even mount before) and it just appeared on my Macbook's desktop - read-write!!!
No luck. Any help guys? I'm on OSX 10.4.9
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