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Old 08-04-2003, 09:05 AM   #1
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mounted fat32 problems

i just mounted my shared fat32 partition with windows XP. whenever i add files to it from windows, i can see it with linux, however, when i add files to it from linux, i cannot see it from windows. did i mount incorrectly?
Old 08-04-2003, 09:32 AM   #2
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use the command "mount" without any parameters to see if the fat32 partition is mounted correctly. How did you add the files to it? Have you mounted it before you add files? Did you get any errors when you try to add files?
Old 08-04-2003, 12:31 PM   #3
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hey, thanks, it wasn't mounted. I mounted it last reboot but not this time, so thats why it wasn't showing up. I also found out how to automount it so that I don't have to mount it each time.

to automount a fat 32 here:

thanks for the help, can't believe i missed it


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