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Old 10-15-2003, 03:41 PM   #1
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Question mounting windows FAT32 Drive

It's been a long time coming for me but I'm sorry to admit that I'm in the IT industry (although only been her a little while) and have only just come around to linux.

Anyhows........ my question is how and where do I edit a script to mount my windows drive automatically every time I start up my mandrake? Windows is on my first HDD on mandrake is on a Linux EXt partion on my second HDD.

Thanks and it's nice to be one of the good guys finally

Old 10-15-2003, 03:45 PM   #2
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/etc/fstab is what you want

Drive Mount point Filesystem type options dump/pass
/dev/hda1 / reiserfs noatime,notail 0 0
Old 10-15-2003, 05:38 PM   #3
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su to root user in a command line

create a mount point with

mkdir /mnt/windows


kedit /etc/fstab

Add this line to the bottom of fstab - make sure you substitute in the device name of the partition that Windows is on ( and mount point name if your using a different mount point) .

/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows vfat umask=000,defaults 0 0


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