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Old 10-19-2003, 06:23 PM   #31
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open up your kde control center.

command: kcontrol

it will tell you what kernel version you're running. the label maybe:

release: 2.4.XX-XX
 
Old 10-19-2003, 06:25 PM   #32
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anyway, go here:

http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/info/redhat.html

scroll down the page where you'll see a table. you want the Shrike - single processor row and download from the i686 column. make sure the rpm you download matches your kernel.

now how many windows partitions do you have?
 
Old 10-19-2003, 06:27 PM   #33
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kernel

i believe it would be 3.1-10 that's the KDE version. also release says 2.4.20-8.

so i'm hopin one of those is what u need
 
Old 10-19-2003, 06:31 PM   #34
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alright here's the direct link for the rpm you need to install. after installing it, you'll have to edit your /etc/fstab to add your windows partitions.

http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/l....20-8.i686.rpm

so again, how many windows partitions do you have?
 
Old 10-19-2003, 06:34 PM   #35
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partitions

well one is seperate hard drive, formatted in ntfs. the other is only a partition on the same drive as RH9. but i don't think i am gonna need anything from it. the 60 gig hard drive is what i use for all my data. so i guess all i need is that.

/Jason
 
Old 10-19-2003, 06:38 PM   #36
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well without the correct drive labels, there's not much i can do for you. i guess install the rpm and then in the command line type this command as root:

/sbin/fdisk -l

that's an "L" after the hyphen... a little "L" that is...
post the output.

also better you know this now, that you won't be able to write to your windows partitions. writing to ntfs is very, very, dangerous. the most you can really do safely is view files. did i mention trying to write to an ntfs partition is very, very, dangerous?
 
Old 10-19-2003, 06:41 PM   #37
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hmmm then

would i still be able to use the files that are there? or is there a way to convert to a file system linux can write to.

My other hard drive is H:\ well least that's what is in Windows
 
Old 10-19-2003, 06:45 PM   #38
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well you could try to use partition magic 8 in windows to convert from ntfs to fat32. it's not free though and i don't know if it will mess up your setup in windows. as far as H:\, that doesn't really help me. running /sbin/fdisk -l will though.

remember that's a lowercase "L" after the hyphen.

edit: to directly answer your first question, you can use those files, but only read them. not write to them or execute anything on them via wine if you set up wine to use your existing windows partition.

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Old 10-19-2003, 06:52 PM   #39
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ok, ran that command got this

Disk /dev/hda: 15.3 GB, 15307407360 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1861 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 772 1861 8755425 83 Linux
/dev/hda2 * 511 771 2096482+ 42 SFS
/dev/hda3 1 76 610438+ 82 Linux swap

Partition table entries are not in disk order

Disk /dev/hdb: 60.0 GB, 60040544256 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7299 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hdb1 * 1 7299 58629186 42 SFS


-----------------------------

now, alot of the stuff on there is rar files, or exes, or mp3 or avi. will be able to use the mp3 and avi???

/Jason
 
Old 10-19-2003, 07:01 PM   #40
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i think you ran the wrong command:

Code:
[prompt]# /sbin/fdisk -l

Disk /dev/hda: 255 heads, 63 sectors, 7296 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 bytes

   Device Boot    Start       End    Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1   *         1       513   4120641    b  Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda2           514      7296  54484447+   f  Win95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda5           514      1540   8249346    b  Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda6          1541      1926   3100513+   b  Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda7          1927      2567   5148801    b  Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda8          2568      5310  22033116    b  Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda9          5311      5954   5172898+   b  Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda10         5955      6402   3598528+   b  Win95 FAT32
/dev/hda11         6403      7165   6128766   83  Linux
/dev/hda12         7166      7296   1052226   82  Linux swap
[prompt]#
you sould get a listing like this. that command again is:

/sbin/fdisk -l

where "-l" = -"lowercase L"
 
Old 10-19-2003, 07:15 PM   #41
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hmmm, i think is what u want

dunno what happened b4, i just copied and pasted what u put

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 772 1861 8755425 83 Linux
/dev/hda2 * 511 771 2096482+ 42 SFS
/dev/hda3 1 76 610438+ 82 Linux swap


i believe this is what u want tho although, i don't think my other hard drive is listed there, it is 60gig.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 07:17 PM   #42
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oh... it's just a tad messy. anyway, did you install the ntfs support kernel module? because i think i'm supposed to see some "ntfs" strings in the systems.

Last edited by megaspaz; 10-19-2003 at 07:18 PM.
 
Old 10-19-2003, 07:31 PM   #43
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hmmm

yas sorry, forgot to paste the whole thing

Disk /dev/hda: 15.3 GB, 15307407360 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1861 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 772 1861 8755425 83 Linux
/dev/hda2 * 511 771 2096482+ 42 SFS
/dev/hda3 1 76 610438+ 82 Linux swap

Partition table entries are not in disk order

Disk /dev/hdb: 60.0 GB, 60040544256 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7299 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hdb1 * 1 7299 58629186 42 SFS

shows my data drive now!
 
Old 10-19-2003, 07:35 PM   #44
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i'm only guessing here but does it look like your C:\ drive is /dev/hdb1 at about 60 GB? basically how big is your C:\drive and H:\ drive?
 
Old 10-19-2003, 07:37 PM   #45
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ummm

the main one is a 15 gig drive, that's the one where linux is on. the other data is a 60 gig.

the 60 gig is the one with all my stuff on it that i need.
 
  


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