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Old 07-16-2004, 12:35 PM   #1
treyws
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newbie question about SuSE 9.1 / Windows partition


I recently installed SuSE on my pc at home. To my pleasant surpirse, it went off without a hitch -- almost. I am an absolute newbie so parhaps I am just missing something but for whatever reason I can't see any of my Windows files while running Linux. I can see the partition and folders, but everything is empty. Any help / pointers for reference would be greatly appreciated!! Otherwise, I love it... I can't wait to dive into it over the weekend. If it weren't for a couple of apps that I use frequently, I'd be done with Windows for good.

( I posted this thread in the wrong are the first time -- please excuse
 
Old 07-16-2004, 12:56 PM   #2
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You have to "mount" xp partitions. SuSE expects you to issue the mount command in order to see your xp files.
Open a console and do:
cat /etc/fstab
then post the result here, so we can help you mount it.

Obs - Most likely your xp partitions are ntfs. Linux can't write to ntfs yet, so you'll only be able to read it.
 
  


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