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Old 03-07-2005, 11:00 AM   #1
Richard Perry
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Auto mounting hda1 in FDC#

In FDC1, Mandrake and Mepis I have the following line in fstab

dev/hda1 /windows vfat auto,uft8,umask=0 0 0

Hda1 is mounted when linux starts.

In FDC3 I have the same line and the drive fails to mount on boot.

I can mount it after boot by entering $mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /windows

I know it is a minor annoyance, but I would like to have my windows drive there when I want to access it, without mounting it manually.

Can anybody help?
Old 03-07-2005, 11:16 AM   #2
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What is the uft8 bit about? Maybe FC doesn't know what it means

And should there be spaces in your umask bit? 000

there should also be a slash before dev/hda1 ---? /dev/hda1

what is the output of mount -a rather than mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /windows

as this will tell you if there is an error in your /etc/fstab


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