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Old 07-24-2006, 11:20 AM   #1
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windows partitons


hi guys, I'm using ubuntu 6.06. I can't open all my windows drive. any of cud help to figure out this?
 
Old 07-24-2006, 11:40 AM   #2
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what's the file system of your windows drive? fat32 or ntfs?

Edit: anyway whatever filesystem you have, you need to have the kernel driver for the drive's filesystem loaded then mount the filesystem to a directory.

try
Code:
modprobe ntfs; modprobe vfat
then try to mount the drive

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Old 07-24-2006, 11:48 AM   #3
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I can't open both of them
 
Old 07-24-2006, 11:51 AM   #4
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how to do that?
 
Old 07-24-2006, 11:55 AM   #5
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for your both drives' modules just do modprobe vfat; modprobe ntfs in the console. that should load whatever module is missing in your fs. then try mounting the devices.

if you don't know what device to mount please post your /etc/mtab file.

Edit: here's a brief explaination on how to mount a windows drive: http://www.reallylinux.com/docs/toptip3.shtml

and a more detailed explanation of your problem:
http://gentoo-wiki.com/HOWTO_Mount_W...DOS,_FAT,_NTFS)

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Old 07-24-2006, 04:07 PM   #6
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You might want to check the file /proc/filesystems to see if "vfat" and "ntfs" are there. If they are, you won't need to use modprobe because support for them is built into the kernel.
 
Old 07-24-2006, 04:15 PM   #7
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Originally Posted by prospekrisal
I can't open both of them
I can't see how this statement relates to the questions you were asked. I suggest that you try to give more complete information.
 
Old 07-24-2006, 04:32 PM   #8
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Try this Desktop Guide
 
  


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