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Old 02-06-2001, 10:38 AM   #1
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I just installed linux and I am dual booting red hat 7 and windows 98. I can't seem to figure out how to view my c:
from redhat. the lowest level I can get to is root.
I looked on the net for info, but couldn't find much besides a program called samba. Is there an easy way to get access to my fat32 partition? Does it need to be FAT? Thanks in advance.
Old 02-06-2001, 01:13 PM   #2
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Open your /etc/fstab (you might back it up first) with your favourite editor. Add a line like
/dev/hda1 /mnt/win vfat noauto,owner,rw 0 0

You have to do this as root. Then create the mountpoint, e.g. /mnt/win
(mkdir /mnt/win)

Now do a "mount /mnt/win"
Your Windoze partition should be visible and accessible now.

To have your win-partition mounted automatically, change the
....noauto..part in the fstab to ....defaults

I assume, your kernel supports the fat filesystem. The standard redhat-kernel should do it anyway.


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