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Old 05-18-2002, 11:52 PM   #1
Mr Chavez
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Question File Copy from XP to Redhat 7.2


Just wondering how I can copy files from Windows XP partition to RedHat partition while running Linux.

My system comprises of two hard drives on the same ide channel. The first, hda, runs Red Hat 7.2, the second drive, hdb, runs Windows XP. The problem is I cannot see my NTFS partition from Linux. I don't seem to be able to mount it using various commands either. Has my Grub boot loader hidden the partition?

I have searched through heaps of threads without any luck whatsoever.
Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.
 
Old 05-19-2002, 02:01 AM   #2
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You kernel must be recompiled to include support for NTFS, there are also NTFS tools available at http://sourceforge.net just search there for NTFS. After it's done you can mount an NTFS partition with
mount -tntfs /dev/hdXY /mnt/windows
/mnt/windows must exist, and you shoud know what your NTFS partition is that's why I put XY - you need to substitute them to a1 or such (fdisk -l can give you a hint if you are not sure)
 
Old 05-20-2002, 06:23 AM   #3
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Thanks for your quick reply

Unfortunately I haven't been able to try your solution as my Gnome desktop is acting up......
 
  


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