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Old 08-06-2004, 10:46 PM   #1
cartman12345
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accessing fat32 partition with fedora core 1


yes, how would i acess a fat32 partition i have? what i have done is set up windows xp pro in hda1 with ntfs in hda2 i have instaled fedora core 1 with ext3. hda3 i have just formated with fat32 and i can read and write on it from windows but i do not know how i can do the same from windows.
i thank you in advance and apologise for my ignorance lol
 
Old 08-06-2004, 11:12 PM   #2
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Make a mount point
Code:
mkdir /mnt/share
mount the disk
Code:
mount -t vfat /dev/hd*# /mnt/share
replace * with the drive and # with the partition.

-Joey
 
Old 08-06-2004, 11:33 PM   #3
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you can also add a line to your fstab. assuming that you have a folder named share in the mnt directory:

/dev/hd3 /mnt/share vfat noauto,user 0 0

then to access:

cd /mnt
mount shared
cd shared


the fstab is from memory but that should be right
 
  


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