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Old 01-05-2005, 10:15 PM   #1
Maze
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Question mounting disk


Hello to Everyone!

I'm new to Linux and I'm using RedHat 7.2.
I'm currently having problem on how to access my files on a separate HD (FAT32) and I don't know how to mount it.
A little help would be very much appreciated, thanks!
 
Old 01-05-2005, 10:34 PM   #2
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Make sure your root and then:

mkdir /mnt/windisk
mount -t vfat /dev/hdXX /mnt/windisk

Replacing /dev/hdXX with what the device actually is, if your not sure try

fdisk -l

Which will list all the partitions and what the devices will be.

Once your happy this works edit /etc/inittab and add it in there

/dev/hdXX /mnt/windisk vfat rw,users,noauto 0 0

After that:

mount /mnt/windisk - Mounts the Disk
umount /mnt/windisk - Unmounts the Disk

Also you can set up stuff in say a Window manager to use this.
 
  


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