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Old 03-29-2004, 12:06 PM   #1
Boggit
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How to mountfat32 drives in Linux?


I have a single disk partitioned into 3. 10gig NTFS WindowsXP drive, 20gig FAT32 drive (I want to use to save documents, so I can access from both XP and Linux) and a 10gig Linux drive.

I installed Redhat 9 with GRUB bootloader, but now that its installed I do not know how to mount my FAT32 drive?

How can I create a launcher on my desktop for this partition?

Many thanks.

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Old 03-29-2004, 12:12 PM   #2
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have a look here.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...der=descending

good luck.
 
Old 03-29-2004, 04:37 PM   #3
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in linux, create a empty directory called win

then mount it to the win directory
here is the command

mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /win

make sure hda1 (is your fat 32 patition) I guess, but depends on your system.

once you mounted, you will be able to access the fat32 partition files in /win
 
  


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