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Old 10-31-2003, 07:17 AM   #1
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Question View Windows partitions


HI!

I innstalled the Libranet Classic Edition v2.7

How can I access my Windows partions and get files from there?
 
Old 10-31-2003, 07:58 AM   #2
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I think you should use 'mount',

i.e.

let's say that your win partition is on /hda1, you should give (as root):

# mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows
and then
$ cd /mnt/windows

to access to the win filesystem.

Be sure that an empty directory /mnt/windows exist in your filesystem (do create it otherwise)

type "man mount" in a terminal for details.

Marco
 
Old 10-31-2003, 08:42 AM   #3
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do I have to do this everytime after boot, or is it a one and only configuration? If so, how can I make it mount win partitions automatic at boot?

Thanks!!!
 
Old 10-31-2003, 09:13 AM   #4
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No, this is not a permanent modification. In order to have win partition mounted at every login, you should edit your fstab file.

Take a look at the bottom of the page
http://www.redhat.com/docs/manuals/l...a-windows.html

it's from RH docs, but it's good for all linux distro, of course.

Hope it helps!

Greetings,

Marco

Last edited by marcoc; 10-31-2003 at 09:18 AM.
 
Old 10-31-2003, 09:23 AM   #5
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To mount on boot, add lines to /etc/fstab for each win drive letter:
/dev/hda1 /mnt/win/C vfat default 1 0
/dev/hdc1 /mnt/win/D vfat default 1 0
Note: make columns match existing /etc/fstab format.
 
Old 11-03-2003, 05:35 PM   #6
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Here's a useful line for mounting a FAT32 filesystem automatically on boot up - put it on a new line at the bottom of /etc/fstab

/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows vfat umask=000,defaults 0 0

just substutute in you partition name and mount point name.

(make sure you create your mount point first with

mkdir /mnt/windows

)

Last edited by Skyline; 11-03-2003 at 05:39 PM.
 
Old 11-04-2003, 06:47 AM   #7
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thanks for great help
 
Old 11-04-2003, 08:05 PM   #8
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what if it is ntfs file system

Can you also mount a ntfs file system the same way? I'm using version 2.81 I think it has ntfs support but not sure.

Thanks
 
Old 11-24-2003, 01:33 PM   #9
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yes, just change vfat to ntfs and it should work -it worked for me!
 
  


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