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Old 04-21-2005, 10:39 AM   #1
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accessing my FAT32 and NTFS partitions

How can i access my windows drive from fedora..
i tried umount but didnt work..!!!!
plz let me know how can i do it..?????
Old 04-21-2005, 10:46 AM   #2
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umount Un-mounts things try mount
Something like:

mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt/

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Old 04-21-2005, 03:42 PM   #3
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johnson_steve is exactly right, however, keep in mind that ntfs support is flaky under Linux...but it is do-able. Go to, and it can tell you how to mount ntfs partitions.


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