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NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)                     System Manager's Manual                     NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)

NAME
       ntfs-3g.probe - Probe an NTFS volume mountability

SYNOPSIS
       ntfs-3g.probe <--readonly|--readwrite> volume

DESCRIPTION
       The  ntfs-3g.probe  utility tests a volume if it's NTFS mountable read-only or read-write,
       and exits with a status value accordingly.  The volume can be  a  block  device  or  image
       file.

OPTIONS
       Below is a summary of the options that ntfs-3g.probe accepts.

       -r, --readonly
              Test if the volume can be mounted read-only.

       -w, --readwrite
              Test if the volume can be mounted read-write.

       -h, --help
              Display help and exit.

EXAMPLE
       Test if /dev/sda1 can be mounted read-write:

              ntfs-3g.probe --readwrite /dev/sda1

EXIT CODES
       The exit codes are as follows:

       0      Volume is mountable.

       11     Syntax error, command line parsing failed.

       12     The volume doesn't have a valid NTFS.

       13     Inconsistent  NTFS,  hardware  or device driver fault, or unsetup SoftRAID/FakeRAID
              hardware.

       14     The NTFS partition is hibernated.

       15     The volume was not cleanly unmounted.

       16     The volume is already exclusively opened and in use by a kernel driver or software.

       17     Unsetup SoftRAID/FakeRAID hardware.

       18     Unknown reason.

       19     Not enough privilege to mount.

       20     Out of memory.

       21     Unclassified FUSE error.

KNOWN ISSUES
       Please see

              http://tuxera.com/community/ntfs-3g-faq/

       for common questions and known issues.  If you think you have found an undocumented  prob‐
       lem  in  the  latest  release  of  the software then please send an email describing it in
       detail.  You can contact the development team on the ntfs-3g-devel@lists.sf.net address.

AUTHORS
       ntfs-3g.probe was written by Szabolcs Szakacsits.

THANKS
       Alon Bar-Lev has integrated the utility into the NTFS-3G build process and tested it  with
       Erik Larsson before the public release.

SEE ALSO
       ntfs-3g(8)

ntfs-3g.probe 2015.3.14AR.1                January 2008                          NTFS-3G.PROBE(8)

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