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Old 01-06-2005, 04:30 PM   #1
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newbie vs fstab. fstab wins :(

Hi all....

I have two partitions (ntfs) that suse wont mount i have tried to do them myself but they wont work

They are hdf1 and hdf2....i looked at my fstab file and copied what was present for the other mounted windows partitons, but it does not work.

/dev/hda6 / reiserfs acl,user_xattr 1 1
/dev/hda2 /windows/C ntfs ro,users,gid=users,umask=0002,nls=utf8 0 0
/dev/hdb4 /windows/D ntfs ro,users,gid=users,umask=0002,nls=utf8 0 0
/dev/hda5 swap swap pri=42 0 0
devpts /dev/pts devpts mode=0620,gid=5 0 0
proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
usbfs /proc/bus/usb usbfs noauto 0 0
sysfs /sys sysfs noauto 0 0
/dev/cdrecorder /media/cdrecorder subfs fs=cdfss,ro,procuid,nosuid,nodev,exec,iocharset=utf8 0 0
/dev/fd0 /media/floppy subfs fs=floppyfss,procuid,nodev,nosuid,sync 0 0
/dev/hdf1 /windows/E ntfs ro,users,gid=users,unmask=0002,nls=utf8 0 0
/dev/hdf2 /windows/F ntfs ro,users,gid=users,unmask=0002,nls=utf8 0 0

Sorry formatting is a but scruffy.
Old 01-06-2005, 04:47 PM   #2
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i have managed to sort it myself...although im not sure how. i deleted the last two entries rebooted and then reentered them and now all is well..

Old 01-06-2005, 04:48 PM   #3
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Try removing the nls=utf8 option, maybe there not using the same encoding?
Old 01-07-2005, 05:54 AM   #4
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You had unmask option in your first try. It should have been umask.


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