NTFS 9 and OSX Lion Search Features

Discussion in 'NTFS for Mac & ExtFS for Mac' started by xpcoolz, Sep 2, 2011.

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  1. xpcoolz
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    Hi, I'm currently having problems with search features in my NTFS drive using paragon NTFS 9.0.1 and OSX Lion. Spotlight simply does not give any results on the NTFS drive

    i used to be able to search the files in my NTFS drive using paragon NTFS 9.0.1 and OSX Snow Leopard

    I tried to reinstall the software but still no luck, any solution guys? :'( :'(
  2. xpcoolz
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    anyoneo_O please..:'( :'( :'(
  3. Mephist
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    Mephist Paragon Support

  4. Mephist
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    Mephist Paragon Support

    Also try to enable indexing for this volume by typing
    sudo mdutil -i on /Volumes/VOLUME_NAME/
    in Terminal utility.
  5. xpcoolz
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    hi Mephist, thanks for answering

    I haven't tried to upgrade the software as i can't risk any system instability. maybe later, after i finished my work project.

    I did try to enable the indexing in my NTFS drive using the terminal command, but still no luck (with version 9.0.1)
  6. Mephist
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    Mephist Paragon Support

    Ok, let us know about results.
    New version is more reliable. Also, extended attributes are supported from now on.
  7. phobox
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    I have updated to 9.5 and also have tried the mdutil terminal command, however indexing on external ntfs drives still does not work. The following related error appears in console after issuing the terminal command:

    16/10/2011 20:11:57.304 mds: (Error) Volume: sysctl_queryfs failed: Invalid argument

    this appears multiple times before mds eventually gives up.

    Is there any news on a fix for this? I desperately need to be able to search my external drives, of which I have many. This worked fine in Snow Leopard, as the previous poster said. Im running Lion 10.7.2 here.

    Thanks for any help.
  8. xpcoolz
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    I have updated to the latest version 9.5.1 and still can't search files on NTFS drive.. any solution guys?? :oops: :oops: :oops:

    i'm using osx lion 10.7.2
  9. xpcoolz
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    still no fix for version 9.5.2, i'm currently running osx 10.7.3

    come on guys, i used to love your product
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