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Hi there. I'm a newbie to the whole linux game. I currently have a windows formatted NTFS drive running windows XP and a linux drive running redhat. I am trying to mount the NTFS drive in linux so i can access my data. i ran fdisk -l and the drive is called hda2. i tried the command mount /dev/hda2 and it didn't work. i was told "mount: can't find /dev/hda2 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab"
Any advice on how to deal with this would be greatly appreciated.
ps - a much smaller problem i have, when in the linux lab to run an a.out all i have to do is type a.out. on my computer i have to type ./a.out - how do i change it to be just a.out?
[root@eilbere eric]# mount -t ntfs /dev/hda2 /mnt/xp
mount: fs type ntfs not supported by kernel
i went to the link you supplied and tried d/l ing that patch and running it, but i was told that something went wrong and to check if i had proper permissions on the file. i don't know the ins and outs of how to update my kernel yet, i'm still a newbie.
ok, now it is mounted. that worked. but it tells me that i do not have permission to access it when i try to do so from the gui or the console. the folder has a circle with a line through it on the gui, and in the console i get told "bash: cd: xp: Permission denied"
I'm sorry that i'm not the quickest at this stuff, and thank you very much for helping me out here. I really appreciate it.
when i log in as root in the terminal i can acces the files, but i cannot do so from the gui. is there a way i can modify the permissions from the console so i can view it in the gui? or is there a way to log in as root in the gui?