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Old 03-15-2003, 04:30 PM   #1
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help with mounting a dos partition!


i have a dual os with redhat 8.0 and windows xp............

in redhat i use the kmd gui

how would i go about mounting my dos drive to access pics and music??
 
Old 03-15-2003, 05:00 PM   #2
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It should be mounted already, look in /mnt/win_c ( "cd /mnt/win_c" in a text console, after that "ls -a" )
Should it not be mounted after all : "mount /dev/hdaX" where the X is the number of your win partition ( probably 1 )
 
Old 03-15-2003, 06:23 PM   #3
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add thid to your etc fstab

/dev/hdax /mnt/windows defaults defaults 0 0

and be sure to create /mnt/windows
 
Old 03-15-2003, 06:35 PM   #4
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What filesystem do you have XP installed to?
 
Old 03-15-2003, 07:37 PM   #5
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Windows XP is installed to a NTSF file sys i tried to download support but the rpm file for ntsf support didnt do anything

i still get a message that says the ntsf filesystem isnt supported
 
Old 03-15-2003, 07:53 PM   #6
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Did you follow the instructions on the linux-ntfs redhat page?
 
Old 03-15-2003, 10:03 PM   #7
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ntfs support is experimental anyway they do not recommed writing data with it.
 
  


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