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Old 02-20-2003, 05:43 AM   #1
borgdrone
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Mounting extended DOS partitions


OK this question is probably asked a thousand times. But I did get my primary DOS partition accesible in Linux, but what about the extended DOS partitions?. I type mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt/vfat2 & I get some obscure error. My question is how exactly do I refer to the logical drives inside the extended DOS partion?. DO I refer to them as /dev/hda1,1 or something like that???


Also why can't all these things be done using X???. That would make life a hundred times easier for newbees like me.
 
Old 02-20-2003, 05:47 AM   #2
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logical drives start from hda5 and on from there. use "fdisk -l /dev/hda" to list everything on it.

there are plenty of ways fro newbies to do this, mostly the installer will set the system up as much as possible, and then the newbie window manager (i.e. gnome or KDE) will automatically create links to it on the desktop
 
  


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