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Old 06-24-2005, 12:33 AM   #1
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accessing windows files from linux...

i would like to access my windows files from my windows far i have been using the mount command to accomplish this..(mount /dev/hda<no> /mnt/<folder>)...i would like to know if its possible to make linux automatically mount these drives on bootup instead of me doing it manually every single guess is that i have to edit the /etc/fstab file in order to accomplish i right? and what exactly must i add to the file to accomplish the above thing?

thanks for any help,
Old 06-24-2005, 12:44 AM   #2
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Yea, add this line to '/etc/fstab' :
/dev/hda4            /mnt/windows      vfat       umask=000         0 0
Edit: Of course change '/dev/hda4' to wherever windows actually is and '/mnt/windows' to wherever you want it to mount.

And if don't want to restart your computer before it will mount, just type 'mount /mnt/windows'

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Old 06-24-2005, 04:27 AM   #3
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thanks :)

thanks joe..


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