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Old 08-18-2003, 06:39 PM   #1
felipe_ced
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Exclamation Transfering files from a fat32 hd to a linux hd


I have a hd with a recently installed linux (suse 8.1). But all my files where on the windows (fat32) hd so i put the wnidows hd as a slave so the linux one could read it. The windows hd was recognized but i can't find a place where to search for my files. Is there any program or way so that i can move the files form a windows hd to a linux hd?????
 
Old 08-18-2003, 07:06 PM   #2
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all the windows files are under mnt/windows ... at least for me.. so try it.... go all the way up tothe root menu... theres like usr home mnt etc ... etc. lol ... and then inside mnt got to 'windows' and there should be all your files 'like program files' and all the windows stuff
 
Old 08-18-2003, 09:08 PM   #3
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You need to mount the relevant partition from your Windows slave drive into a mount point in your Linux drive

If your slave drive is on the primary slave channel then Linux will know it as

/dev/hdb

If its on Secondary master then Linux will see it as

/dev/hdc

So - within SUSE

open a console - su to root user - then

mkdir /mnt/windows

then

kedit /etc/fstab

Put this on a new line at the bottom of your fstab file

/dev/hdb1 /mnt/windows vfat defaults,umask=000 0 0

Make sure you substitute in your partition and mount point in place of my example ones

Last edited by Skyline; 08-18-2003 at 09:10 PM.
 
Old 08-18-2003, 09:11 PM   #4
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onion56, that will only be true if you follow exactly what skyline said
 
Old 08-18-2003, 11:36 PM   #5
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oh :-p heh i guess my system automatically did that then ... lol sorry guys !
 
  


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