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Old 01-10-2009, 10:41 PM   #1
selvkaumarmvs
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Lightbulb Unable to access other existing OS NTFS on red hat 5


Hi

i am new in red hat 5..i dont know how to access other existing OS(vista and xp) NTFS partion..

[root@localhost ~]# /etc/fstab
bash: /etc/fstab: Permission denied

[root@localhost ~]# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 5217 41905521 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda2 5218 19456 114374767+ f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda5 5218 10434 41905521 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda6 15652 19456 30563631 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda7 10435 15269 38837106 83 Linux
/dev/sda8 15270 15651 3068383+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris

Partition table entries are not in disk order

[root@localhost ~]# mount -t NTFS /dev/sda1 /mnt/xp
mount: unknown filesystem type 'NTFS'



Regards

Selva
 
Old 01-10-2009, 10:44 PM   #2
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Quote:
Originally Posted by selvkaumarmvs View Post

[root@localhost ~]# /etc/fstab
bash: /etc/fstab: Permission denied
Try

cat /etc/fstab

You don't have to be root for that.
Quote:

[root@localhost ~]# mount -t NTFS /dev/sda1 /mnt/xp
mount: unknown filesystem type 'NTFS'
Try
mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/xp

(in lower case).
 
Old 01-10-2009, 11:17 PM   #3
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Try

cat /etc/fstab

You don't have to be root for that.


Try
mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/xp

(in lower case).



hey i already tried i wont work...

[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/fstab
LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
tmpfs /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs defaults 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
LABEL=SWAP-sda8 swap swap defaults 0 0



[root@localhost ~]# mount -t ntfs /dev/sda1 /mnt/xp
mount: unknown filesystem type 'ntfs'
 
Old 01-10-2009, 11:29 PM   #4
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Yeah, sorry, I forgot. RHEL doesn't include ntfs support into their kernels. So, that's what you should expect.
Try using ntsf-3g. Or this http://old.linux-ntfs.org/content/view/257/92/
 
  


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