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I got a problem when i mounted ntfs using autofs.
I install ntfs-3g, and I can mount my partition using
"mount -t ntfs-eg /dev/sda5 /mnt -o ro ".
But I don't know why autofs can't mount.
I add this line "/misc/sda5 -fstype=ntfs-3g,ro :/dev/sda5" to auto.misc.
but it didn't work. Any idea? My system is Fedora Core 6.
If the ntfs-3g package is installed, you need to create a mount point in the Linux file system to access it,then unmount it, then mount it manually with these commands as root:
mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sda5 /windows
This will mount it in read/write mode.
If it mounted successfully and you can access the files on the ntfs partition through the /windows directory, you can then edit /etc/fstab file to mount it in read/write mode upon every re-boot. The simple instructions at the Ntfs-3g site work good.
A distro is short for "distribution", a bundle of software - a "brand" of Linux in a way. Ubuntu is a distro, Suse is one, Fedora another, etc.
Now, as for your /etc/auto.master, I see that you have defined "/misc" as your mount point. This implies that you also need to create a folder called misc (right under /). You will also need to create an sda1 folder inside misc.
And you need to make sure that the autofs daemon is started. If the daemon isn't running, then nothing obviously nothing autofs related is going to work.