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Old 02-14-2007, 02:02 PM   #1
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Question fstab entry for windows partition

Anyone can tell me the correct entry in fstab to mount my windows partition on boot..right now I have
/dev/hda1 /media/windows ntfs ____ 0 0 not sure what should go in between ntfs and 0 0.Right now I have user and ro and it will mount it on boot but i cant access it..i have to open console and launch nautilus as root and then I can access it..anyone can tell me correct entry so I can acess my windows partition as user??thanks..
Old 02-14-2007, 02:11 PM   #2
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for a normal ntfs readonly windows partition:
/dev/sdax       /media/sdax    ntfs silent,umask=0222,locale=en_US.UTF-8  0  0
if ur using ntfs-3g read/write driver
/dev/sdax       /media/sdax    ntfs-3g  silent,umask=0,locale=en_US.UTF-8  0  0
and for fat32 filesystems with only root been able to have write permission
/dev/sdax       /media/sdax     vfat     defaults   0     0
where x is the partn number.while can help u in this
Old 02-15-2007, 07:09 AM   #3
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What are the permissions on /media/windows? Maybe you have to reset the permissions on that directory to something fairly open to everyone before you try to look at it with nautilus.


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