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Old 09-04-2010, 09:38 AM   #1
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permanently mounting a ntfs partition?

how can it be done?

I'm running 64 bit linux mint 9.
Old 09-04-2010, 09:43 AM   #2
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add it to /etc/fstab
Old 09-04-2010, 09:47 AM   #3
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how can it be done?
Here is a howto. -->

There are lots more, just google 'howto mount ntfs'
Old 09-05-2010, 05:54 AM   #4
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Hi Ayush,

There are two options.

- Auto mount
This is very useful if you want to automatically mount a share when needed.

- Edit /etc/fstab
This is if you want to keep the share permanently mounted since the machine boots up.

Auto Mount

1. You have a share called 'public' at (you shouldn't have a folder called 'public' at the root level)

2. I would assume that this is being exported properly. Please verify this with
$>showmount -e

3. $>cd /etc/
$> vi auto.master
insert a similar line. I will show what to do with auto.common
/public /etc/auto.common


4. $>vi auto.common

* -fstype=nfs


5. Now every thing is done.

$> service autofs restart

6. $>cd /

This wan't show 'public' because the file system assumes you don't need it yet.

$>cd public

Ta da you can see all the files.

Use 'man' to check additional features to suit your needs.

Thank You


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