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Old 12-03-2006, 04:49 PM   #1
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share a partition between windows and fc6


Hello,

I am currently trying to setup a partition for my cyber life that can be shared between windows and fedora6.

I have used windows to make the partition, and its type is fat32.

Windows recognises it fine but fedora doesn't. I think I need to mount that partition somewhere in fedora but im not really sure where or how to do it.

Could someone please help?

Thanx
 
Old 12-03-2006, 04:56 PM   #2
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Use the typed command 'fdisk -l' minus the single quote marks to figure out which partition it is. Then as root using any text editor add the entry to the /etc/fstab file, example below;

Code:
/dev/hda3   /media/VFAT   auto  noauto,users,rw  0 0
See both man fstab and man mount for the detals. Just remember to create the mountpoint (/media/VFAT) first before mounting the partition, as root type something like;

mkdir /media/VFAT
 
Old 12-03-2006, 05:10 PM   #3
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Ausome dude, thanks, that helped alot.
 
Old 12-04-2006, 02:14 AM   #4
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Actually, Linux can now see the partition, but it cannot write to it, it says permission denied...? And it only mounts it after I type, "mount /media/Everything" even though I have an entry in the fstab file.

hmmm...
 
Old 12-04-2006, 05:19 AM   #5
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The entry if you used my example does not mount the partition at boot. Read the man pages (man fstab and man mount) for the details and options to mount this partition at boot and how to allow read/write access for all users.
 
  


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