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Old 10-29-2001, 04:03 PM   #1
jamaso
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Partition problem


Hell 0

I have tried to edit /etc/fstab but something went wrong???
anyway , here's what happend :


COULD NOT MOUNT DEVICE the reported error was:
[MNTENT] : warning : no final newline at the end of /etc/fstab Mount point /mnt/win_d does not exist


I would like to ask some more questions :

1. when i get to /etc/fstab i should open an editor ? If so , what should i do next?
thank you


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Old 10-29-2001, 06:54 PM   #2
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err... well it says there's no newline... put in a new line. and make sure that the mount point DEFINITELY exists.

and erm.. i've got no idea what you mean in your second question, sorry.

you are aware you must be root to edit fstab
 
Old 10-29-2001, 06:55 PM   #3
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Open the /etc/fstab file in a text editor. Next, move the cursor to the end of the very last line and press the <ENTER> key. Then save it.

The error about the mount point does not exist means the directory you are trying to mount to does not exist. Run the mkdir /mnt/win_d command to create the win_d directory.
 
Old 11-06-2001, 04:26 PM   #4
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When you mount a windows partition you have to mount it just like a drive and it's name should be something to the effect hda or hda1. You have to point to that /dev/hd(whatever) then tell it where to mount that device. eg.

(device) (file system type) (mount point) (options)
/dev/hda1 vfat /mnt/win_d

Hope this helps...you can mount it in the / directory, I wind mine easier as mounted at /win98 or whatever yours is...Less directory changing.
 
Old 11-06-2001, 04:28 PM   #5
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Hope this helps...you can mount it in the / directory, I wind mine easier as mounted at /win98 or whatever yours is...Less directory changing.
Oops hehe, I (F)ind not wind...And yes I FIND that jed is the easiest editor to use, which you must do....eg. jed fstab
 
  


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