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Yup. Just installed Mandriva Linux today (first time I'm trying Linux btw. Thats why I posted this in the Newbie forum.), just to find out I couldn't load my external hdd because I don't have the permission. The error message was something like this, when I tried double clicking the icon on the desktop (maybe not exactly what it would say in English. I use Norwegian.)
Cannot go to file:/mnt/Ekstern. You don't have permissions for this folder (or something like that at least)
Kan ikke gå til file:/mnt/Ekstern. Du har ikke tilgangsrettigheter til dette stedet.
I tried on another forum, but am in a bit of a hurry. I was told to post the contents of my /etc/fstab, so here it is:
# This file is edited by fstab-sync - see 'man fstab-sync' for details
/dev/hda5 / ext3 defaults 1 1
/dev/hdc /mnt/cdrom iso9660 user,iocharset=iso8859-1,noauto,ro,exec 0 0
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs umask=0,nls=iso8859-1,ro 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
/dev/sda1 /mnt/Ekstern ntfs pamconsole,exec,noauto,utf8,iocharset=iso8859-1,managed 0 0
Any suggestions for me to get it to work?
The HDD is btw a Maxtor Onetouch II, wich I have connected through the computer via USB.