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authorGerardo Exequiel Pozzi <>2012-10-25 23:40:03 -0300
committerGerardo Exequiel Pozzi <>2012-10-25 23:40:03 -0300
commited2d728c24e722eaeac9b072f0e19b94b23f3ab1 (patch)
tree884a3888ea2e6d28c59e62f6f38fc2369620ef11 /docs
parentf72752b17bfdc0898e30c59120ff0abecf2127f3 (diff)
[archiso] Document NTFS support (since syslinux 4.06)
Add a note that COW is not supported since ntfs.ko module is used inside initramfs. (there is no ntfs-3g inside) Signed-off-by: Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <>
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diff --git a/docs/README.transfer b/docs/README.transfer
index 83a7572..d01259b 100644
--- a/docs/README.transfer
+++ b/docs/README.transfer
@@ -68,13 +68,15 @@ Note: Using here a MBR partition mode as example, but GPT should also works
Just ensure that partition is set with attribute "2: legacy BIOS bootable"
and use gptmbr.bin instead of mbr.bin for syslinux.
-1) Create one partition entry in MBR (of type "b" for FAT32 or "83" for EXTFS)
- and mark it as "active" (bootable).
+1) Create one partition entry in MBR and mark it as "active" (booteable).
+Note: Type "b" for FAT32, "83" for EXTFS or "7" for NTFS.
# fdisk <DEV-TARGET>
-2) Create a FAT32 or EXTFS filesystem on such partition and setup a label.
+2) Create a FAT32, EXTFS or NTFS filesystem on such partition and setup a label.
+Note: COW is not supported on NTFS.
# mkfs.vfat -F 32 -n <FS-LABEL> <DEV-TARGET-N>
# mkfs.ext4 -L <FS-LABEL> <DEV-TARGET-N>
+# mkfs.ntfs -L <FS-LABEL> <DEV-TARGET-N>
3) Mount target filesystem.