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Re: Windows partition



On Jun 24, 2004 at 09:30, Norman LeCouvie in a soothing rage wrote:
[even more top posting rearranged]

>ne... wrote:
>
>>On Jun 24, 2004 at 08:55, Norman LeCouvie in a soothing rage wrote:
>>[more top posting rearranged]
>>
>>>ne... wrote:
>>>>On Jun 23, 2004 at 21:19, Norman LeCouvie in a soothing rage wrote:
>>>>>Thanks jeff.
>>>>>
>>>>>My kernel is as follows;
>>>>>
>>>>>2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks
>>>>>
>>>>>not
>>>>>
>>>>>2.6.5-1.358
>>>>>
>>>>>as I had to chnage it to allow for my wireless adapter.
>>>>>
>>>>>When I load the 2.6.5-1.358 kernel at boot it works fine, when I use the 
>>>>>top one it does not.
>>>>>
>>>>>Does this make sense?
>>>>Let's try this instead. No guarantees it will work.
>>>>Log in as root and 'cd /lib/modules'. You should have
>>>>at least two directories: 2.6.5-1.358 & 2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks.
>>>>Do a 'mkdir -p 2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks/kernel/fs/ntfs/
>>>>Then 'cp 2.6.5-1.358/kernel/fs/ntfs/ntfs.ko \
>>>>2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks/kernel/fs/ntfs/' Everything between
>>>>single quotes should be types on one line. Next add
>>>>'/lib/modules/2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks/kernel/fs/ntfs/ntfs.ko:'
>>>>to 2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks/modules.dep using your fav. editor
>>>>on a line all by itself.
>>>>
>>>I almost missed the \ in the following
>>>
>>>cp 2.6.5-1.358/kernel/fs/ntfs/ntfs.ko \2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks/kernel/fs/ntfs
>>>
>>The line should be:
>>cp 2.6.5-1.358/kernel/fs/ntfs/ntfs.ko 2.6.5-1.358.8kstacks/kernel/fs/ntfs
>>
>>>Where will I be able to find the mounted directory for windows, or do I 
>>>still have to mount it manually like I did witht he original kernel?
>>>
>>If it is in you /etc/fstab with an 'auto' in there, then it should
>>be mounted at boot else you would have to mount it manually.
>thanks, I fixed the cp line
>
>I used the following mount command when in the original kernel.
>
>mount /dev/hda2 /mnt/windows -t ntfs -r
>
>but it will not work here, also attached is my fstab file,  where would 
>the auto go?
Your fstab will need a line like:

/dev/hda2 /mnt/windows  ntfs  auto,users,ro 0 0

Before mounting try '/sbin/modprobe ntfs' and see
whether that gives any errors.

N.Emile...
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