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I have 1 HDD partitioned into c, d, e, f, g drives. I have Windows XP on drive C (FAT32) and I split D into two linux partitions ext2/swap using Partition Magic. Drives e, f, g, are all FAT32
Can I access the FAT32 partitions from Linux? and if so how?
Also I think my modem is a winmodem but when I query the modem using kppp (i think thats what its called) I can get it to respond as Modem Ready, and it goes through a list of AT commands but returns with empty fields, when I actually try to dial into the internet it says "initalizing modem" and then just stays like that, the log says Expecting Ok but nothing else.
After hours of trying to get access to my FAT32 drives I finally did it I ran into a problem though when it came to booting the OS, I tried to have the FAT32 drives get mounted during the boot process but it just hangs and says Warning FAT32 support is only in alpha. I have to physically restart the machine.
But thats not the best part, I also got my Winmodem to work, by installing a binary RPM package, now that makes the past 15 hours or so worth it. As that was a major concern I can now look forward to exploring Linux fully.
So, do you know of any good sites to get some linux programs from
Originally posted by Abremelin After hours of trying to get access to my FAT32 drives I finally did it I ran into a problem though when it came to booting the OS, I tried to have the FAT32 drives get mounted during the boot process but it just hangs and says Warning FAT32 support is only in alpha. I have to physically restart the machine.
The problem could be with lines that you put in the /etc/fstab file. Make sure the two numbers at the end of the lines that mount the FAT32 partitions are both 0 ( zeroes ).