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Old 01-21-2008, 07:38 PM   #1
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Hi, Ive just done a new install of newest version Kubuntu as dual-boot with WINXP. When I mounted a partition from Windows to Kubuntu (in “Media”) the partition was then empty in Windows.....is this normal? Would an unmount return all to Windows? Sorry, Im new to this.
 
Old 01-21-2008, 08:56 PM   #2
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try editing your /etc/fstab file to include your windows partition and mount it to a permenet location; if not already there
 
Old 01-21-2008, 11:37 PM   #3
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Hi, Ive just done a new install of newest version Kubuntu as dual-boot with WINXP. When I mounted a partition from Windows to Kubuntu (in “Media”) the partition was then empty in Windows.....is this normal? Would an unmount return all to Windows? Sorry, Im new to this.

This is kind of confusing. What i got from your message is that you mounted a windows drive in Kubuntu and resultingly all your files were deleted.

However Mounting doesn't delete your files. It just makes the window Drive accessible to you under a Linux Partition. So either the drive was empty or the mount was unsuccessful.
 
Old 01-24-2008, 02:21 PM   #4
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Firstly, thank you both for your help. I previously used the "Live" version of Kanotix, after this catastrophy I decided on an install version of same as it automatically mounts all NTFS partitions. Works perfectly, my only problem is trying to setup dual-screen using a nVidia graphics card. I've written it up uner the title "Cloning monitor screen....". Anybody wants to help with it, much appreciated
 
  


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