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Old 10-24-2003, 02:34 PM   #1
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Browser closes on download


I am using Redhat 9 and Mozilla as the default browser .On getting to a site on my browser(Mozilla) i can not download any file.
When i click download the messege comes to ask if i want to save to disk.If i click "Yes" all the open windows of mozilla automatically close even those from which i would be not be downloading.I tried to download Opera and this kept happening then i tried also to download the yahoo messenger for Linux and same thing.Think will jus do it in windows and then install from Cd or something.

Also how do i access non-Linux drives ??Like in my case i have 2 hard drives(40 gb each)
One is partioned into 4 parts(C=FAT32,D=NTFS,E=FAT32,G=FAT32) the other is partioned into 2 parts one hosting Linux and the other half is FAT32.I want to access the FAT32 drives is that possible?How?
 
Old 10-24-2003, 02:48 PM   #2
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Well, about your first questions, I dunno . About access to FAT32 and NTFS I do, know. First, as root (use su command) create a folder at /mnt/ with a name you may want to call your windows partition. Let's call win_c. Then make a directory there:

mkdir /mnt/win_c

then find the file called fstab located at /etc. You must be root (use su) to write to this file. There, add an line similar to this:

Code:
/dev/hda1		/mnt/win_c		vfat uid=500,gid=500,umask=000,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 0
This will give you full read and write permissions, assuming that your windows partition hda1 (your first partition) is of type fat. If you want to have access to other partitions, make another line and replace the "hda1" with the partition you want to access. Keep in mind that you need to create a directory to "mount" your partition whenever you want (as we did with win_c, you could create a win_d or whatever you need) This will also work with NTFS partitions, but you won't be able to write them, but read them without a problem.

Good luck!
 
Old 10-24-2003, 03:03 PM   #3
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Thanx Mega will be back for more advice if i get lost
 
Old 10-25-2003, 07:18 AM   #4
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Hey Mega am back....this is what i did..I created the folders in /mnt/ and edited the file fstab from the indicated points however when i mount win_c or any other i get nothing i cant read the files which are on that part pf the hard drives.
Do i need any additional memory or wht to mount those drives?

LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults 1 1
none /dev/pts devpts gid=5,mode=620 0 0
none /proc proc defaults 0 0
none /dev/shm tmpfs defaults 0 0
/dev/hdd5 swap swap defaults 0 0

**********************************************I EDITED THIS PART***************************
/dev/hdc1 /mnt/win-c vfat uid=500,gid=500,umask=000,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 0
/dev/hdc5 /mnt/win_d vfat uid=500,gid=500,umask=000,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 0
/dev/hdc6 /mnt/win_e vfat uid=500,gid=500,umask=000,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 0
/dev/hdc7 /mnt/win_f vfat uid=500,gid=500,umask=000,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 0
/dev/hdd1 /mnt/win_i vfat uid=500,gid=500,umask=000,exec,dev,suid,rw 1 0
**************UPTO HERE****************************************************************
/dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom udf,iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
/dev/cdrom1 /mnt/cdrom1 udf,iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
/dev/fd0 /mnt/floppy auto noauto,owner,kudzu 0 0
 
Old 10-25-2003, 08:14 AM   #5
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For the first question, maybe it's a problem of your Mozilla's misinstall, theme or your plugins, and just get a try.

For the second, there is no need to do that complex.the best way is "man mount" and "man fstab".
There is a simpler one (in your /etc/fstab).

/dev/hda1 /mnt/win-c vfat rw 0 0

and also you could (in console): mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt//win-c
 
  


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