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Re: mount Win partitions



On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 23:59 +0200, Kostas Sfakiotakis wrote:
> Greetings Eric ,
> 
> Eric Beversluis wrote:
> > I can't fine a graphical device in FC4 that lets me mount and set to
> > mount automatically on boot my NTFS and FAT32 
> 
> Well , i really doubt that there is graphical tool that will set Linux 
> to automount
> an NTFS or a FAT32 partition . This work belongs to the file /etc/fstab .
> In /etc/fstab you put the partitions that you want to be mounted on boot .
> 
> So first of all backup your /etc/fstab file .
> Then open it with your favourite editor ( use a console and NEVER A GUI )
> and add a couple of lines that would look like the ones below
> 
> /dev/hda1	/WinNTFSpartition	NTFS	 defaults 	0 0
> /dev/hda5	/WinFAT32partition	FAT32	defaults       0 0
> 
> Now just save the file and reboot , such changes can't be applied
> without a reboot .
> 
Reboot is not required. Once the entries are made and the mount points
exist a simple "mount -a" command will handle the mounting for you.


> That's all .
> 
> 
> Kind Regards,
>     Kostas
> 


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