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Old 05-15-2005, 02:53 AM   #1
JoeUser11
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I made a huge fat partition when I installed SuSe to be a go between for linux/windows (I'm dualbooting). However, I seem unable to find that shared partition. Where would it be? Do I have to mount it? I know this question is stupid, but I can't seem to find the right words to get any answers on google. Also, does SuSe gnome have a partition manager of some sort like SuSe KDE does?

Edit: Found out that the partition I'm looking for is /dev/hda4 . However, this doesn't help me in getting anything out of there.

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Old 05-15-2005, 03:04 AM   #2
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As root:

mkdir /mnt/shared
mount -t vfat /dev/hda4 /mnt/shared

will mount the partition to /mnt/shared. if you want it automagically mounted at boot, you can add an entry for it in /etc/fstab.
 
Old 05-15-2005, 03:06 AM   #3
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Sorry, I figured it out, was easy. Edit /etc/fstab, add a line like this:
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/dev/hda4               /linuxandwindows                vfat    umask=000       0 0
then type /mount linuxandwindows
viola. Apparently I'm stupid.
 
  


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