Re: Windows HD

From: wesley (
Date: 10/07/03

Date: Mon, 06 Oct 2003 20:35:29 -0500

On Mon, 06 Oct 2003 20:32:53 +0000, Caleb Hanger wrote:

> Hello,
> I've got two hard drives, seen by Linux as hda and hdb. I have a
> windblows partition taking up all of hda, and all my linux stuff is on
> hdb. Mandrake automatically detected my windblows on hda (cool :)), and
> mounts it at boot under /mnt/windows. The drive gets read perfectly,
> but it will not let me add or delete files. I've tried many different
> combinations in /etc/fstab, but I can't seem to get write access to
> /mnt/windows, even as root user!
> Any help here would be hot!
> --Jar Jar Binks
> -Caleb

Any chance the Windows drive is NTFS format? Don't believe there are any
stable Linux programs that will write to a NTFS drive. Read-only works
fine, though.