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Hmm... you might be able to see which partition is the NTFS by looking at your fstab file, but it'd only be there if the REdhat installer added it automatically. If it's not there, i guess you have to try to manually mount each partition on your hard disk until you find one that works. (I'm sorry if i say something stupid, you guys, but i'm just a newb too... how 'bout this: don't do anything i say unless one of these other guys says it's alright....)
Well, what i meant was that it shows All of them... i've only got one drive, /dev/hda, but all possible drives and partitions are still shown, like, i have hda[1-34], even though i only have 9 partitions. And it shows the same for hdb, hdf, hdh, etc, even though none of those devices actually exist on my machine. Hopefully, that's just a slack thing, and redhat will be more reasonable.
Hey, just an idea, but in addition to looking at the device files, could we determine from the output of "mount" where the root filesystem is mounted, and maybe that info could lead us to possible partitions that the ntfs might be on (unless he's got multiple disks. then i've got no idea). Umm, Leseta, you had WinXP installed first, didn't you? That would probably mean that the linux partitions are on those that come after the ntfs partition... i hope. just a guess