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Old 04-21-2004, 03:44 PM   #1
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Mounting FAT32 partition


Hey,

I've created a new FAT32 partition alongside my Windows NTFS partion and my linux partitions - but when I boot into Mandrake, only the NTFS partition shows up in the /mnt folder. Why isn't it mounting the FAT32 partition automatically, and how do I make it do it!?

A quick answer would be very greatly appreciated
 
Old 04-21-2004, 04:13 PM   #2
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You need to edit your /etc/fstab file and create a directory where it can be mounted. So, if you want to mount your partition at /mnt/fat, you would type in a console "mkdir /mnt/fat". For you fstab, it will be something like this.
/dev/hda4 /mnt/fat vfat noauto,user,rw 0 1
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Old 04-21-2004, 04:29 PM   #3
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You wanted the partition to be mounted automatically, so remove 'noauto' from that line.
 
Old 04-21-2004, 04:32 PM   #4
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Hey,

Did it through Disk Drake, is working perfectly! Thanks for the quick replies all the same
 
Old 04-21-2004, 05:05 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by Muzzy
You wanted the partition to be mounted automatically, so remove 'noauto' from that line.
Sorry for the mistake.
Noah
 
  


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