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I have installed XMMS as a mp3 player and have almost got it to where i can access my windows drive. I added a mount point, /mnt/winc, and edited both fstab and mtab to include hda1, my windows drive. I have read that i need to make my kernel compliant with NTFS format to actually read anything off the drive. How?
Thanks in advance for any help! =D
(also i need to resize my desktop, i dislike having to horizontal scroll, how?)
just noticed, does hda represent the first drive or hda1?
i'm sure you only need to edit your fstab file. Well at least in slack that's all i had to do, i didn't have to recompile the kernel.
hda represents the first drive, the master drive.
When i get home i'll look at my fstab and post it here
once ur drive is mounted u can go to their through any browser u have konquerer etc etc
also u need to put an entry in /etc/fstab to mount that automatically
a xample is
/dev/hda8 /mnt/win_g auto defaults 0 0
here u need to have the /mnt/win_g directory in ur /mnt
=whew= the learning curve is not so steep anymore, but the problem still remains...
I changed the fstab, and either konqueror cant find my windows drive, or i'm having user difficulty.
How do i navigate 'above' root to find my other drive? or is it supposed to show up under desktop (i use kde) like cdrom and fd0?
Thanks a trillion
hmmm. my mount folder for windows is /mnt/winc but it contains 0 files 0 directories...
something aint copasetic i tell ya!
It seems to me that it might be mounted but not reading somehow,
since i'm a it seems that i need a little more (Help!)
(and thank Linus I have all of you to help!)
the commad is
mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/winc (we have hda5 here not hda as u mentioned,u need to replace hda5 by he name of ur partiton,for that run "fdisk -l")
did u mount ur drive
#mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/winc
Success! now i need to change permissions to access it!
(cannot access: not enough permissions)
Should i do this command line? or is there a gui solution?
Wow. thanks a gazillion all of you, this has been a very happy learning experience!!
Almost... i can access the drive only from root and it wont let me change permissions, i noticed on startup of linux that hda1 is win2k+ and is mounted read only, which is ok. But even in root i cant seem to allow my user account to access it.