MacFUSE is great. I wrote a short bit on it for TidBITS. The elevator pitch is: MacFUSE allows mounting SFTP servers just like AFP/SMB/NFS shares, read-write access to NTFS filesystems (Tiger's built-in NTFS access is read-only), and a whole passel of other filesystem options.

The article, "MacFUSE Explodes Options for Mac File Systems" is at:

There is a binary installer for the NTFS-3g module (ideal for Boot Camp users), but it doesn't yet have a stable home. Currently, you must visit the macfuse-devel mailing list and look for a posting with the latest URL (as of today, see