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Add NTFS support on Sony GTV - BETA!

Quick and dirty, but it works. Improve on it and let us know!

Of course, this only works on a "Rebooted" (rooted) box

Get these files from a Logitech Revue:

  • /usr/local/bin/ntfs-3g
  • /usr/local/bin/ntfs-3g.probe
  • /usr/local/lib/libntfs-3g.a
  • /usr/local/lib/
  • /usr/local/lib/
  • /usr/local/lib/
  • /usr/local/lib/
  • /system/bin/vold

Above NTFS files can be found here

You could compile it yourself, a few of those are just symlinks, but again, quick and dirty!

Quick way of doing it:

Copy above files to the Sony GTV via adb in the same spots, overwrite vold.

Push all files to the correct directories

adb push ntfs-3g /usr/local/bin/
adb push ntfs-3g.probe /usr/local/bin/
adb push libntfs-3g.a /usr/local/lib/
adb push /usr/local/lib/
adb push /usr/local/lib/
adb push vold /system/bin/

Set correct permissions

adb shell chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/ntfs-3g
adb shell chmod 755 /usr/local/bin/ntfs-3g.probe
adb shell chmod 755 /usr/local/lib/
adb shell chmod 755 /usr/local/lib/
adb shell chmod 644 /usr/local/lib/libntfs-3g.a
adb shell chmod 755 /system/bin/vold
adb shell chown /system/bin/vold

Create symlinks

sudo adb shell ln -s /usr/local/lib/ /usr/local/lib/
sudo adb shell ln -s /usr/local/lib/ /usr/local/lib/

Pull /etc/vold.fstab, alter the media_mount line to look like this (if someone wants to fix it, go ahead, with the original line it mounts too much)

media_mount usb /mnt/media/usb 5 /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:01.0/0000:01:0d.0/usb1/1-1/1-1.1

Push back, reboot - enjoy NTFS!