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Old 04-08-2004, 03:59 PM   #1
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problem mounting hd

i have recently (3H's ago) installed linux and i am learning more and more but when i try to mount the windows hd <mount dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1> the output is: "mount: can't find dev/hda1 in etc/fstab or etc/mstab" is it the wrong location or what? please help me.....
Old 04-08-2004, 04:23 PM   #2
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this is a link to the thread that some one gave me when i was having the same trouble you are i hope it helps you out

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Old 04-09-2004, 09:38 AM   #3
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i still vant get it to work , i i'm using red hat valhall 7.3

i found one problem , hda1 wherent in the fstab script so i added the line :
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs defaults 0 0

input: mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows
output: ntfs file system not supported by shell
Old 04-09-2004, 09:54 AM   #4
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You will need to install ntfs support... see the above link.
The line you added appears to be fine, you might want to use the 'umask' option to let regular users use the drive. Also make sure that the /mnt/windows directory exists.

fstab line that lets regular users access:
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs umask=0,defaults 0 0
Old 04-09-2004, 12:42 PM   #5
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"mount: can't find dev/hda1 in etc/fstab or etc/mstab"

should be /dev/hda1, not dev/hda1 (note the preceding 'slash')


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