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Old 02-20-2002, 02:53 AM   #1
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how do I mount files on NTFS OR FAT32 Partition

I am using dual booting system with Linux and NTFS how can I mount FAT32 OR NTFS Partition Files on Linux Drive?
Thanx In advance
Old 02-20-2002, 03:28 AM   #2
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You can mount FAT32 partitions just as you would anyother partition (so long as your kernel supports it - which it almost definately will). Change /dev/hda2 for you partition, and someDir with your mount point
mount /dev/hda2 /someDir
The same goes for NTFS but you'll only be able to read from the partition, not write to it.


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Thanx but what about extended partition??

Thanx Jamie but the problem that I am facing is that I can not mount from extended Partition to Linux Partion and I am unable to this with the follwing command.

mount /dev/hda2 /root/myDir
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extrended partitions are not mountable. Primary partitions can be hda1 hda2 hda3 or hda4, and the highest one in use may be the extended partition, which contains logical drives, which start from hda5 and increase. hda2 is either a primary partition, OR and extended partition, which is by definition, not mountable anyway.

what error do you get from the command?
what does "fdisk -l" say?


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