|Remove osxfuse if installed via homebrew:|
|> brew uninstall osxfuse|
|Install osxfuse binary and choose to install the MacFUSE compatibility layer:|
|Reboot (optional but recommended by osxfuse)|
|Install ntfs-3g via homebrew:|
|> brew update && brew install ntfs-3g|
|> sudo mv /sbin/mount_ntfs /sbin/mount_ntfs.original|
|> sudo ln -s /usr/local/Cellar/ntfs-3g/2014.2.15/sbin/mount_ntfs /sbin/mount_ntfs|
|The output of the following should be as below:|
|> ls -l /sbin/mount_ntfs*|
|/sbin/mount_ntfs -> /usr/local/Cellar/ntfs-3g/2014.2.15/sbin/mount_ntfs|
|/sbin/mount_ntfs.original -> /System/Library/Filesystems/ntfs.fs/Contents/Resources/mount_ntfs|
|Reboot and voila|
I made two small changes to the path used for the symlink operation. I think this is safer as it's agnostic to the version number of ntfs-3g: https://gist.github.com/crcastle/5aa97cbce28bf3ff5d1a/revisions
Because of Homebrew/legacy-homebrew#33298 the
I experienced "not show up" bug when I didn't restart my OS after making changes (changing symlink).
After several unsuccessful attempts, my NTFS hard disk R/W works. This is summarising the above steps.
Uninstall via Brew
Uninstall via System Preferences
Note: Output of installing ntfs-3g was:
Worked for me! Thanks everyone!
There is one problem that I am facing, the name of the mounted directory keeps on adding incremental numbers and the old directory is not deleted
Say my external HD's label is "WD HD" then when I mount it for the first time it says "WD HD".
Any idea on how to fix this?
Thanks, this worked. My instructions at this date were slightly different.
Using OS X El Capitan 10.11.5 (15F34)