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Old 02-16-2003, 11:44 AM   #16
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More from man fdisk:

Usually all goes well by default, and there are no problems if Linux is the only system on the disk. However, if the
disk has to be shared with other operating systems, it is often a good idea to let an fdisk from another operating sys-
tem make at least one partition. When Linux boots it looks at the partition table, and tries to deduce what (fake)
geometry is required for good cooperation with other systems
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Originally posted by fancypiper
re-format as fat32 and change your fstab entry to:

/dev/hda3 /WinME/D vfat defaults 0 0
i used have reformatted and i want to change the fstab entry as above but linux will now not boot i guess because this entry is incorrect, i can get a prompt but dont know how to edit a file from a command prompt
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If you can boot to a command prompt (Redhat 7.2 rescue), try this:

pico -w /etc/fstab

If that doesn't work try:


Navigate to /etc/fstab and press F4


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