Re: Access Windows partition in RedHat 9 versus SuSE?
From: Michael Heiming (michael+USENET_at_www.heiming.de)
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 00:05:19 +0100
In comp.os.linux.setup mjt <mjtobler@removethis_mail.ru>:
> ("Crooked River" <email@example.com>) scribbled:
>> On a dual-booted PC, I'm accustomed to SuSE, where "windows" is
>> automatically mounted and is available for browsing under the root
>> directory. I don't find it there in RedHat 9, nor do I find in under
Perhaps you want to try some more recent RH version like FC3?
>> I'm a newbie, but I tried
>> [root@localhost mnt] mkdir windows
>> [root@localhost /] mount -t vfat /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows
>> however I got this:
>> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda1, or too
>> many mounted file systems.
> ... are you sure it'
> s vfat and not NTFS? i think RH
> defaults to NOT provide support for NTFS - you have
> to build/load the NTFS driver
fdisk -l /dev/hda
Should provide some more info.
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