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Old 06-12-2003, 01:37 PM   #1
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partitioning


i have a 10 gb hard disk with 8 gb to windows and abt 1.8 gb free space.now hwen i was installing rh9 i deleted one of my 2.5 gb windows' partitions and formatted it as ext3 with / as mnt point.now when i tried to format 1.8 gb of free space as vfat file system type it asks for a mount point .what should i give the mount point as??
 
Old 06-12-2003, 01:54 PM   #2
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I would say something along the lines of /mnt/storage or /mnt/vfat . That way, you know it's a mounted partition that can be safely unmounted if it's not in use. The name is also descriptive.
 
Old 06-12-2003, 01:54 PM   #3
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you can make it whatever you want
try /windows or /fat
 
Old 06-12-2003, 02:08 PM   #4
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but it doesn't have /windows or /fat as any of its options...........it only has /,/home,/bin,/boot and few others as mnt point options
 
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Are you sure you can't type your own? If not, don't choose any - you will do this after install (and will be able to use any name you wish).
 
Old 06-12-2003, 03:02 PM   #6
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no but it says u have to specify a mount point
 
Old 06-13-2003, 04:59 PM   #7
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You have an option not to choose anything, AFAIK. Could you tell us what you do? Click-by-click.
 
  


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