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Old 05-05-2004, 12:51 PM   #1
dankim000
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Installed Knoppix 3.4 and my FAT32 space disappeared


Hey out there

I just recently installed Knoppix 3.4 and all was going great. (I had tried 3.3 and it was too slow for my tastes). My computer is set up as a dual boot system with Windows XP using LILO.

I also have a FAT32 partition with all my music, documents and whatnot. Knoppix auto-mounts this drive and it works great. However, XP no longer recognizes the drive.

Is there any way to fix this?

As a side note: How do I safely uninstall LILO in the case that I get rid of linux and have it auto-boot to windows?

Thanks for any help

dk
 
Old 05-05-2004, 03:37 PM   #2
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Re: Installed Knoppix 3.4 and my FAT32 space disappeared

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As a side note: How do I safely uninstall LILO in the case that I get rid of linux and have it auto-boot to windows?
Hi,
LILO is installed in the MBR of your hard disk, so I think the only way to 'uninstall' it is to either format the disk or make Windows write a new one (overwrite LILO), I think Windows have a tool or something for this included.

Peace!
Carsten B. Jensen
 
Old 05-05-2004, 03:47 PM   #3
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boot from a windows disk and type in fdisk /mbr (or fixmbr if an xp disk)
 
Old 05-27-2004, 06:20 AM   #4
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I also have a FAT32 partition with all my music, documents and whatnot. Knoppix auto-mounts this drive and it works great. However, XP no longer recognizes the drive.
I have the same problem, but have not found a way to fix it yet. Can anyone help?


Thanks in advance.

.Boris.
 
  


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