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Old 08-16-2005, 02:40 PM   #1
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Moving Hard Drive Files


I am very new to linux and am currently running Knoppix Live CD. How can I move files from one hardrive of mine to the other? Everytime I try it says cannot create folder "name".
 
Old 08-16-2005, 02:54 PM   #2
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don't know what commands you used, however, check first that it is not mounted read only (ro) using

sudo mount

Also if it is a windows drive formated with NTFS file system linux cannot write to that drive directly, reliably...but reading from should be fine...

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Old 08-16-2005, 03:05 PM   #3
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I did format it with windows NTFS, anyway I write it inderectly? Or can I Transfer the Data from one of the HDs onto an external hard drive?
 
Old 08-16-2005, 03:07 PM   #4
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By default, Knoppix mounts hard drives READ ONLY, for safety reasons. Knoppix is generally very paranoid about "safety first".

The solution is that after you click on a drive to open it, right click on it to select the option to mount it read/write.
 
Old 08-16-2005, 03:09 PM   #5
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Oh--NTFS. I know that older versions of Knoppix would refuse to write to NTFS for safety reasons (not entirely reliable NTFS file support at the time). I'm not sure what the situation is with recent versions of Knoppix. You may get a better answer on the Knoppix forums.
 
Old 08-16-2005, 03:19 PM   #6
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Could you recomend me a live cd that would allow me to easily transfer the data?
 
Old 08-16-2005, 04:07 PM   #7
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Yeah I can't change the drive to allow writing, Could I transfer the data to an iPod or is that ntfs also? And when I connect the iPod I don't see its drive anywhere, where would that be? And is there a Knoppix fourm I couldnt find one?
 
Old 08-16-2005, 04:13 PM   #8
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Knoppix installs what is called "Captive NTFS" It should be on the default menu, however, I don't have knoppix running and could not say exactly where but it is there... This will allow you to transfer files to your NTFS drive/partition.

Also I don't have an Ipod but I don't think it is formated NTFS most likely Fat32... Use the mount command after you plug in the ipod to find the mount point:

sudo mount

KC

Oh! Knoppix has a great forum:

http://www.knoppix.net/forum/

Last edited by kencaz; 08-16-2005 at 04:15 PM.
 
Old 08-16-2005, 04:37 PM   #9
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I cannot find Captive NTFS anywhere not with search or going through all the menu'y, maybe my version didnt come with it? And I still have no idea how to show my ipod, i type mount in the run command window and nothing happens
 
Old 08-16-2005, 05:33 PM   #10
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Apperntly captive-NTFS was taken off the recent version because it does'nt work to well. Could someone please tell me in detail how I can use my iPod as a hardrive with Knoppix
 
Old 08-17-2005, 11:08 AM   #11
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Now I m connected on NET I want to know the performance of NET as I
feel I m getting a tad slow than Windows...so I need to montor do u
know any process of it...

I am convinced tht Linux is any times better than WIndows...as My pc
suffers time and agin by the updates tht r so messy on windows
update....It mks the start up process in Windows a pain ....a pain
in the neck........NOw to the point...
I need to install the DSL on HDD the mount is showing as /mnt/hdc1
for my C:=\ (NTFS) which has XP....
IInd Partition is D:\ FAT32
IIIrd Partition is unpartitioned Space of 8 GB......... so how to
install Linux on this partition ....also the documentation of DSL
talks abt that the disk needs to be formatted..which I cannot do..in
any situation....so how to go abt installing Frugal DSL....also
Linux does not recognise this unpartioned space on my PC
currently....ccan u tell me the difference abt the this hdc1 hdc5
adn why it is so..I hv only one HDD and primary master...it is
called...Plz guide me on this....
 
  


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