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Old 02-10-2007, 03:43 AM   #1
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Red face mounting windows partitions in fedor core 4


hai,every body ,
i had installed fedora core4 on windows xp with dual booting now i am using fedora and windows .now the problem is i can not mount windows partitions in linux .how to mount windows(ntfs and fat ) partions in linux .my windows partitions is /dev/hdb2 and /dev/hdb6 and etc .kindly any body help me
 
Old 02-10-2007, 07:30 AM   #2
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Install the fuse and ntfs-3g rpm packages;

yum install ntfs-3g fuse fuse-libs

As root create a couple of line entries in your /etc/fstab file, examples below;

Code:
/dev/hdb2               /media/Windows          ntfs-3g auto,users,uid=0,gid=500,umask=000,rw   0 0
/dev/hdb6               /media/Data             vfat    auto,users,uid=0,gid=500,umask=000,rw   0 0
Make sure the mountpoints (/media/Windows and /media/Data) exist before attempting to mount. Feel free to adjust the mountpoint names if desired.

mkdir /media/Windows /media/Data

Also read 'man fstab', 'man mount' and 'man mkdir' minus the single quote marks for the details and additional information.
 
Old 02-10-2007, 09:38 AM   #3
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Also, be aware that support for older Fedora Core releases has been terminated, and the fedora legacy project was closed yesterday. (See this or http://fedoralegacy.org/ for details.) That means that, at this time, only FC6 is receiving updates and patches. It also means that you will need to compile ntfs-3g and fuse from source for your (old, unsupported) FC4 system.
 
Old 02-10-2007, 10:06 AM   #4
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Both the fuse and fuse-libs rpm packages can be installed from the FC4 extras repo.
 
  


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