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Old 11-13-2003, 05:14 AM   #1
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recoving my old windows hdd into linux?

i just recently moved over from winxp, and have a few hdd on there i want to be able to access via redhat.

my mate told me i should change /etc/fstab but frankly, i have no idea what to add or delete or modify in that file?

any advice?
i have one 80gb, and one 120gb. ive partitioned a few of them up.

Old 11-13-2003, 05:46 AM   #2
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That's not enough information to tell you exactly what to do. In general, for each disk you want to access from linux you have to add a line to /etc/fstab with the following entries.

device_name mount_point filesystem_type mount_options 0 2

Have a look at "man fstab" and "man mount". Also the LDP webpages have something worth reading.



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