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Old 03-22-2004, 04:24 PM   #1
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About FAT32


I heard that Linux Redhat is not able to view files on FAT 32 on contrary that Mandrake is able to view files on FAT32

I have Linux Mandrake 9.2 and i can view files in FAT32 format fine but i want to install Redhat and so is that true tht it is not able to view file in FAT32????

Thanks in advance
 
Old 03-22-2004, 04:29 PM   #2
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No - Red Hat 9 is able to read and write to fat32. In fact, any Linux system with a 2.4.xx kernel and the appropriate mount point should be able to do it.
 
Old 03-23-2004, 09:12 AM   #3
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sorry but what do you mean by appropriate mount point ?
 
Old 03-23-2004, 10:09 AM   #4
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the mount point is a directory to mount that partition
normally made in /mnt
if you want to viewfat32 files
you need to make directory at any where
preferablly on /dev
now the partion you want to view should be known to you
as hda1 the primary master first partition
and so on
then on console write the command
mount /dev/hdaX /mnt/XXXX
here you have now the partition mounted on /mnt/XXXX
where XXXX is the directory name u made
this will temp mount ur partition
for permanently mount u need to edit fstab
 
  


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