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Old 08-27-2004, 04:19 AM   #1
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Mandrake wont recognize my new partition!


Well, i made a new Fat32 partition, and no matter what i try, mandrake wont recognize it...

Knoppix will.. and it works just fine with knoppix,

but in mandrake when i do /mnt/hda7 (thats what it is in knoppix so i thought it would be the same in mandy) it says that there is no hda7 or something like that... it can see my NTFS windows partition tho... dammit... i dunno what to do...

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Old 08-27-2004, 04:29 AM   #2
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Hi Jengo!

You've to either mount the partition or edit your /etc/fstab in order to make it visible. E.g:

mount /dev/hda7 /mnt/hda7

Assuming that you have a folder called "hda7" at your /mnt. Otherwise, create one:

mkdir /mnt/hda7

then mount it ;-). About editing your /etc/fstab, here is an example:

Code:
/dev/hda7            /mnt/hda7                    reiserfs   acl,user_xattr        1 1
Good luck!
 
Old 08-27-2004, 04:32 AM   #3
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Oh yeah, the main difference between mounting and editing your /etc/fstab is that the modifications on /etc/fstab will be available only after a reboot or a manual mount. However, you won't ever need to mount the partition again... it will always be available

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Old 08-27-2004, 04:35 AM   #4
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awsome thanks! it worked!

but now when i am in konqueror and i go: /mnt/ it takes me to all my IDE devices, then i double click hda7 and it says access denied. why does it say this? how can i access it?
 
Old 08-27-2004, 04:43 AM   #5
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No problems . But good question about the access denied thing. Not sure, but try right clicking with the mouse right button >> properties >> permissions, and see if that would help. Usually, it's only root that can (u)mount partitions, but all users should be able to access that
 
Old 08-27-2004, 04:57 AM   #6
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i got everything to work by editing my fstab!

thx buddy!!


 
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Congratulations mate!. I knew you would make it
 
  


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