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Hey, I have only been using Linux for about 4 days now since I scrapped XP, so I know nothing. I am running redhat 9 and I have a slaved FAT drive. I have logged in as root and tried things on the other threads like mkdir /dirname and mount the drive to that folder using the mount -t vfat mnt/dev/hdd1/dirname
when I try this is get something like the following:
[root@localhost root]# mount -t vfat /mnt/dev/hdd1/windrive
Usage: mount -V : print version
mount -h : print this help
mount : list mounted filesystems
mount -l : idem, including volume labels
So far the informational part. Next the mounting.
The command is `mount [-t fstype] something somewhere'.
Details found in /etc/fstab may be omitted.
mount -a [-t|-O] ... : mount all stuff from /etc/fstab
mount device : mount device at the known place
mount directory : mount known device here
mount -t type dev dir : ordinary mount command
Note that one does not really mount a device, one mounts
a filesystem (of the given type) found on the device.
One can also mount an already visible directory tree elsewhere:
mount --bind olddir newdir
or move a subtree:
mount --move olddir newdir
A device can be given by name, say /dev/hda1 or /dev/cdrom,
or by label, using -L label or by uuid, using -U uuid .
Other options: [-nfFrsvw] [-o options].
For many more details, say man 8 mount .
whats the deal?
under the hardware browser it shows the hard drive and the specs of the slave