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i have this partition (hda5) on my hd, but i cant find it on the dev directory, so i cannot mount it. I know thats the partition's name, 'cause i find it allways when i use the knoppix dvd. Btw, is there a way to configure the fedora8 so it can allways identify the paritions like knoppix?
I'm glad for anwwers and indications to how to mount the partition too.
In a terminal, enter "su" to become the root user, and then "fdisk -l". This will tell you what Fedora thinks all you partitions are. Then look in /mnt or /media and see if a mount point is already setup. If so, you may be able to mount the partition using "mount nameofmountpoint".
Otherwise, you can simply create a mount point and mount using something like:
mount /dev/hda5 abc
To make this automatic, you would put an entry in /etc/fstab (man fstab for details)