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Old 05-25-2006, 12:21 PM   #1
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Mount ntfs automatically

How can I mount ntfs filesystem automatically?
Old 05-25-2006, 12:22 PM   #2
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Do you have a line for the partition in your fstab? If so, just add the word "auto" to the options for it.
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Just to add if you want all users not just root to be able to access the ntfs partion add

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Suppose you want to mount your /dev/hda1 partition to your /mnt/windows directory, (It may vary depending upon your system)
login as root and add this line to /etc/fstab file
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs ro,umask=0222,user,gid=users 0 0
Check if it gets mounted correctly by these commands in console
mount -at ntfs
ls /mnt/windows
If you see the contents, your work is done.

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