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Old 03-29-2007, 08:58 AM   #1
Xorix
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Question Mount Windows NTFS in Linux


Hello,

once again i got problems with geting my NTFS partition to get boosted in my Linux Fedora Core 6...

i have tried to download it by:

yum install ntfs-3g

.. when i have doned this i got directions by another guy in here to make an new direction

mkdir /mnt/win

but it says for me: cannot make that because that file already exists..

so i want to know if there is any other ways to do this?, and if there isn't how should i do with this, since i got many files from windows i realy need to transfer to linux .. and do i maybe need to cut the downloaded file(s) into the new direction i make?

Kind regards,
Xorix
 
Old 03-29-2007, 09:12 AM   #2
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Preform a nano /etc/fstab to check if your existing windows partition is listed under the afformentiond mount point. If ti so happens to be mounted under /win then you might want to perform a mkdir /{dirname}&& mount /complete directory name.
 
Old 03-29-2007, 11:58 AM   #3
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Please people, do some research before asking the same questions over and again.

http://www.mjmwired.net/resources/mjm-fedora-fc6.html

And if /mnt/win already exists, you obviously can't create it a second time. In that case you could either:
check whether the directory is empty, in that case you can use it to mount ntfs without mkdir first
or:
make an other directory to mount your ntfs (any name will do): mkdir /mnt/windows, mkdir/mnt/w, mkdir/mnt/mrBGatesCorner ...

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