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Old 04-21-2004, 10:05 AM   #1
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editing fstab in mandrak

Hello all,

I see that the fstab in mandrak is totally different then what is in FC1 and I am looking to try and mount ntfs drives to it. Can anyone give me the syntax or can anyone tell me where to find this.

The man pages "as always" are really cryptic...

Old 04-21-2004, 11:33 AM   #2
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I think this might work for you...

/dev/hda1 /mnt/winxp ntfs ro,users,noauto 0 0

ro is read only, you might want rw to read/write

You need to change /dev/hda1 to whatever your NTFS partition is. I think you can do less /proc/mounts to see what your NTFS partition is listed as.

You can change /mnt/winxp to whatever, like /mnt/win, or /mnt/2k.

Hope this helps...

Cheers, Zegos

Last edited by zegos; 04-21-2004 at 11:36 AM.
Old 04-21-2004, 03:03 PM   #3
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Well I found that you can edit the fstab easier using the control center that mandrake has. It is very nicely done so that you don't have to edit the fstab manually. Thanks for the help.



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