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Old 10-31-2003, 10:18 AM   #1
Coolstar
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Windows Partitions in linux


Hi all,

Is it possible to axxes NTFS partitons in linux ?
if yes how could i do thate ?

Its so i can install linux on my c drive (this one will be a linux partition) and i can mount my other drives (NTFS) i want to make them linux as wel when i got a backup from everything thats on it. its 320 GIG total so lot of work to get it backupd :P

Best regards,

Ben

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Old 10-31-2003, 10:25 AM   #2
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Asked all the time, quick search will most likely turn up results that yes you can but only recommended with read-only rights as writing to NTFS file systems can destroy your data, etc.

man mount for more info on mounting drives/partitions, etc.

Usually would go something like:

mount -t ntfs /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows

Make sure you have NTFS support in your kernel as you can either load it as a module if it was compiled that way, might already have builtin support or its possible you might have to recompile your kernel to add support.

Try searching for many answers to this question, I promise, its asked once a week at most.
 
Old 10-31-2003, 10:37 AM   #3
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Code:
modprobe ntfs
mount /dev/hdXX /mnt/mountpoint
Where hdXX is your windows partition and mountpoint is an arbitraily named (an existing) directory where you want to mount your partition.
 
Old 10-31-2003, 11:22 AM   #4
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open konqueror or your web browser and just type /mnt/windows

Does anything pop up? That's how easy it was for me! I didn't have to do anything else.

Good luck!!!!!!
 
  


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