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Old 03-01-2005, 08:21 PM   #1
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fat32 contents unknown


I managed to mount my FAT32 drive now with a little help, but all I get is the file and folder names; Linux doesn't recognise the stuff as what it is, everything is an "unknown type".
How can I mount my disk to finally access my files?
 
Old 03-01-2005, 08:33 PM   #2
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i don't really understand what your asking. you mounted and that's it. linux is not going to run a windows executable.
 
Old 03-01-2005, 08:42 PM   #3
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Of course I can't execute a Windows-exe. What I was trying to say was that the drive was mounted, but Linux doesn't know what to do with it. Next to every file and folder I get an "unknown type" in the type-column. How can I get the fstab to work properly and Linux to obey my commands?
Or is there somewhere else where I can solve this problem?

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Old 02-03-2006, 11:07 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by GrexMachine
Of course I can't execute a Windows-exe. What I was trying to say was that the drive was mounted, but Linux doesn't know what to do with it. Next to every file and folder I get an "unknown type" in the type-column. How can I get the fstab to work properly and Linux to obey my commands?
Or is there somewhere else where I can solve this problem?
Let's see, what extensions do the files on your vfat drive have? Are the .wmv? .doc?

Does your console give you an error message?
 
Old 02-03-2006, 12:02 PM   #5
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How can I get the fstab to work properly...
You might want to show us what your fstab file entry looks like right now.
 
  


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