You are trying to mount an NTFS partition and the console is throwing the below error. Let’s see how to fix this.
The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. Failed to mount '/dev/sda3': Operation not permitted The NTFS partition is in an unsafe state. Please resume and shutdown Windows fully (no hibernation or fast restarting), or mount the volume read-only with the 'ro' mount option.
To solve this issue, run the below command from a terminal as root. Please make sure that the filesystem is not mounted not even in read-only mode.
[email protected]:~# ntfsfix /dev/sda3
Mounting volume... The disk contains an unclean file system (0, 0). Metadata kept in Windows cache, refused to mount. FAILED Attempting to correct errors... Processing $MFT and $MFTMirr... Reading $MFT... OK Reading $MFTMirr... OK Comparing $MFTMirr to $MFT... OK Processing of $MFT and $MFTMirr completed successfully. Setting required flags on partition... OK Going to empty the journal ($LogFile)... OK Checking the alternate boot sector... OK NTFS volume version is 3.1. NTFS partition /dev/sda3 was processed successfully.
That’s it, Now mount your NTFS partitions.