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Old 04-27-2006, 04:57 AM   #1
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windows folders in linux


i have windows xp installed as well as linux in my laptop but how can i see my windows folders from inside linux?
 
Old 04-27-2006, 05:05 AM   #2
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Some distros come with support for reading NTFS partitions (like Slackware). All distros can access FAT32 partitions.

So, create a new FAT32 partition and put all the shared folders there.
 
Old 04-27-2006, 09:51 AM   #3
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Hi ,
U need to mention the distro that u r using to get the correct solution. Any way if u r using redhat it would be easy for you to install ntfs rpm's follow the link
http://linux-ntfs.sourceforge.net/rpm/instructions.html
make sure u down load the right rpm(type uname -a and then download the rpm)

Hope this helps

Regards,
S.Suresh Stephen.
 
Old 04-27-2006, 11:04 AM   #4
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If your Windows partition is formatted FAT32, put something like this into /etc/fstab:
Code:
/dev/hda3  /mnt/win  vfat    defaults                          0 0
For NTFS, something like this:
Code:
/dev/hda1  /mnt/win  ntfs    ro,gid=100,umask=0,nls=iso8859-15 0 0
 
  


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