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For windows to access it you'd best keep it as NTFS. Do you know the drive/partition number (bearing in mind logical partitions start numbering at 5) for the third partition? In any case, first create a directory to act as a mount point for the third partition somewhere on your linux system, something like: /media or /disk3.
Then add the line:
/dev/hda3 /media ntfs auto,users,umask=0 0 0
to /etc/fstab, replacing /dev/hda3 with the actual disk/partition number of your partition.
If you have all three partitions on one disk (presumably primary master) then create the mount point (as above) and then type:
mount -t ntfs /dev/hda3 /media
Trying different numbers in place of the 3 until it doesn't complain about either being already mounted or not existing. Then cd to /media or whatever mount point you chose and list the files (ls) to find out which drive you've just mounted (It should be either your third partition or your windows drive!). Then follow what I said in my first post using the /dev/hdax where x is whatever partition number mounted the correct drive.
[root@server1 root]# mount -t ntfs /dev/hd3 /windows
mount: fs type ntfs not supported by kernel
[root@server1 root]# mount -t NTFS /dev/hd3 /windows
mount: fs type NTFS not supported by kernel
Ahhh, you've got problems there then. NTFS support needs to be compiled into the kernel and it looks like it isn't. I don't know if it's possible to get a kernel module to support that...if not then you'd need to recompile the kernel with NTFS support enabled.
I'm surprised RH9 doesn't include an NTFS kernel.