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Old 03-12-2005, 03:37 AM   #1
thegreat1
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This doesn't look like windows. Please help, TOTAL Newbie alert.


Right, i installed fedore apple core 30 last night for the first time ever.

i can't see any of my normal files. I've got one hard drive with my windows on the other has linux.

when i made a bootable cd, and booted into something called knoppix i could see all my lovely windows stuff.

why can't i see any of this when i boot from the linux installed on my 2nd hdd. well actually i have 3 hdd's but the third is used for crap so that doesn't count.


Anyhow, this i am sure is laughable to many. but i have to ask.

Also trying to install linksys wmp54g card using ndiswrapper or something.
that should be a laugh. I've literally no clue.

Anyone wanting to flame me or whatever, help yourself!
 
Old 03-12-2005, 06:05 AM   #2
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Hi,

You'll need to add a line to your /etc/fstab file. For this I'm going to assume that your windows partition is the first partition on the first drive. If not, you'll have to change some numbers:

First type this into a console:
Code:
mkdir /mnt/win_c
Makes a directory on which to attach the windows drive (because linux uses one big tree for all filesystem)
Then add this line to the bottom of your /etc/fstab file:
Code:
/dev/hda1   /mnt/win_c   vfat   users,user,auto   0 0
Both these bits will need to be done as root. I'm also assuming that your windows drive is fat32.
 
Old 03-12-2005, 05:09 PM   #3
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Re: This doesn't look like windows. Please help, TOTAL Newbie alert.

Quote:
Originally posted by thegreat1
Right, i installed fedore apple core 30 last night for the first time ever.

i can't see any of my normal files. I've got one hard drive with my windows on the other has linux.

when i made a bootable cd, and booted into something called knoppix i could see all my lovely windows stuff.

why can't i see any of this when i boot from the linux installed on my 2nd hdd. well actually i have 3 hdd's but the third is used for crap so that doesn't count.


Anyhow, this i am sure is laughable to many. but i have to ask.

Also trying to install linksys wmp54g card using ndiswrapper or something.
that should be a laugh. I've literally no clue.

Anyone wanting to flame me or whatever, help yourself!
Don't you just love fedore apple core 30 ?
 
Old 03-12-2005, 05:34 PM   #4
guzzi
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Hello thegreat1

I don't know much about Fedora, but I really like your way of getting a question out there.

LQ needs to have a party so we can all meet, have a beer and enjoy. You think Sir Bill Gates will
pay the tab?
 
Old 03-12-2005, 05:48 PM   #5
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The title of the thread made me smile We definitely need more people like you on this forum.
 
Old 03-12-2005, 10:21 PM   #6
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What the heck is fedore apple core 30?
 
Old 03-12-2005, 10:54 PM   #7
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Quote:
Originally posted by BajaNick
What the heck is fedore apple core 30?
LMAO

Yeah... what is it? sounds yummy! :P
 
  


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