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Old 06-20-2004, 06:45 AM   #1
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Partitions


hi all !

i've got 2 hard drives, on the master device are my documents, sound etc...
on the slave drive is linux with his partitions... now i want to listen to
my sound which is on the master drive on a FAT32 partition, but my
suse linux doesnt see this partitions on my master drive ...
with file:/windows i should see these partitions, right?
what can i do?

sorry, my english is bad hope u all understand my problem

greetz
 
Old 06-20-2004, 07:17 AM   #2
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You need to mount them and edit the fstab file i think, ud be better searching for 'mounting a fat32 partition' im sure its been covered on the forums several times already

Good luck
 
Old 06-20-2004, 07:18 AM   #3
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you need to go through actually mounting the drives first before you can acces the data on them...

try this:

mount /dev/hda1 /windows

and IF hda1 contains data and IF /windows already exists, it should now be mounted. if you wish this to happen automatically, you'll need to make an entry in /etc/fstab:

Code:
/dev/hda1       /windows       vfat     defaults     0 0
 
Old 06-20-2004, 07:21 AM   #4
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Hi

It's possible that your Windows partition isn't mounted, bu there is something weird in 9.1 - there is no fstab entry for the Windows partition, neither does it show up using 'mount' as it used to in previous versions. But it is there!

If you use KDE, there should be a "My Compter" icon on the Desktop, under which you should find the Windows partition. See if you can access your files through this way rather than specifying the URI manually.

Cheers
 
Old 06-20-2004, 09:50 AM   #5
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Yay, thank you guys it works!!

i mounted them with the partition tool in yast ...
now i see my folders /windows/e etc ...

they are also listed in /etc/fstab

greetz
 
Old 06-20-2004, 03:24 PM   #6
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another problem ....

i can acces all data, thats great; but i dont can write on these drives

i mounted them on /home/username/data etc ......
i changed the ritghs with my root account; but it wont apply
only the user root can write; but i want that my user called deg also can write ...

you understand? *confused*

are there any german speaking people?
 
Old 06-20-2004, 03:54 PM   #7
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Read through the man page for the 'mount' command.
You can add a 'uid=<username>' option to the /etc/fstab entry. This will change the ownership of the fat32 partition.
If it were an ext3 partition, you would use the chown command on the mounted partition, however, since the fat32 system doesn't have the same permissions built into the filesystem, the owner and group permissions for the partition are located in the /etc/fstab.
 
Old 06-20-2004, 04:30 PM   #8
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it'll be the umask= option that you want, probably umask=000
 
Old 06-20-2004, 07:05 PM   #9
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maybe you need to add rw to ur fstab line. heres what my fstab looks like for my fat32 partition

Code:
/dev/hdd1               /shared         vfat            rw,user,umask=0,noatime 0 0
 
Old 06-21-2004, 03:18 PM   #10
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sorry for this dumb question, but where can i edit the fstab file ?
what is the best way to edit it?
 
Old 06-21-2004, 04:02 PM   #11
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Use any editor, Emacs, VI, whatever you want.
Example

$emacs /etc/fstab
 
Old 06-21-2004, 05:03 PM   #12
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yes, yes, yes it works !!!

my /etc/fstab looks like this:

/dev/hda3 /home/deg/download vfat rw,uid=deg,umask=1000 0 0

should be correct i think; it works

thx guys for your support, great!!
 
  


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