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Old 04-16-2002, 07:45 PM   #1
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/dev/hda1 does not exist

Now that I know more about linux than I did a month ago, I reinstalled linux today. I worked out a few kinks (such as lilo automatically loading linux with no prompt, runlevel probs), but when I went to set up a desktop icon to mount my windows partition, I couldn't. /dev/hda1 doesn't exist. df at a console doesn't list it...I can't figure out how to get linux to see it. Any ideas? Thanks in advance yet again...

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Old 04-16-2002, 08:17 PM   #2
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assuming you MS windows drive is fat32 the an entry in the file /etc/fstab should do it

/dev/hda1               /c                      vfat    defaults        0 0
then make sure directory /c exists and type mount /c - thats it
Old 04-16-2002, 09:02 PM   #3
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Thanks a ton...that did it.



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