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Old 04-10-2006, 08:57 AM   #1
LinuxNewKnight
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Angry Saving the setting of mounting drive


I am using Fedora 4

I have succefully munted the fat32 hdd but each time I reboot i have to remount. is there a way i can keep the mount or outo mount ?

I used this commands :
[root@streetram bernardraj]# mount -t vfat /dev/hdb1 /home/bernardraj/Desktop/SHARE
 
Old 04-10-2006, 09:29 AM   #2
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put an entry into /etc/fstab

"man fstab" for details on the format
 
Old 04-10-2006, 03:27 PM   #3
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Since reading man pages when your new is a quick way to turn someone off from linux, I'll try to be a little more helpful.

Adding this to your fstab will mount it on boot.
Code:
/dev/hdb1        /mnt/fat         vfat        users,defaults,umask=000         0   0
The umask=000 is required if you want rw on this drive since fat32 does not have file permissions. This just assigns the permissions to the device itself. You can also mount it somewhere other then /mnt/fat but it is the linux standard to mount everything in the /mnt directory. Just make sure the folder is owned by the particular user you want to use it, or the group 'users' if you want all users to be able to access it.

Once you get a little more familure with linux, the man pages can be very helpfull.

Hope this helps,
...drkstr
 
  


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