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Old 12-09-2003, 08:20 PM   #1
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how to mount fat32 partition automaticly?

my computer has 2 OS :redhat9 and windows2000
every time I wanna access those files which in windows, I have to
do some work like "su -" -> " mount -t vfat /dev/hda5 /mnt/win_e",
and it can work.
but how to mount fat32 partition automaticly?
Old 12-09-2003, 08:23 PM   #2
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i'm new to rh linux
but i just added the new hard drive to /etc/fstab

just vi that file and add the new hard drive to it.

worked more me
Old 12-09-2003, 08:38 PM   #3
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but how? thanks
Old 12-09-2003, 10:06 PM   #4
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Search... the lines in fstab are posted all the time. It's pretty straightfoward, even just looking at the lines already in there will help you figure it out. One thing i didn't get immediately was the options. Here's an example from a thread close to this one:
/dev/hda1 /Windows/0-1_WIN vfat defaults 1 0
The 'defaults' threw me off; it's where the options go. Here it is revamped:
/dev/hda1 /windows/0-1_WIN vfat users,umask=000 0 0
You can see a couple options now. Take a look at this.
Here's a line you can put in your fstab for reference:
#device mnt-point fs-type options dump pass

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