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Biance Gnome - Mint Disk Issue

Postby JohnH on Sun Apr 15, 2007 12:23 am

G'day folks,

I've just installed Bianca on my brother-in-law's laptop; dual boot with XP.

Mint Disk is not recognising the XP partition. Any clues?

I've tried uninstalling and reinstalling but no success.

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John
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Postby Boo on Sun Apr 15, 2007 12:30 am

check: mintmenu --> preferences --> mintDisk
to see if ntfs is ticked.
and good info there. (like don't put ntfs partitions in fstab)

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Postby JohnH on Sun Apr 15, 2007 1:05 am

G'day Boo,

Yep I tried all that mate. No luck.

Where does mint grab its info from? Is it /dev???. Maybe the permissions are scrambled.


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Postby Boo on Sun Apr 15, 2007 1:20 am

it may get it from fdisk of cfdisk
try:
# sudo fdisk -l

see if you can see your ntfs partition.

BTW I just remembered I haven't checked my dual boot laptop. LOL

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Postby Boo on Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:33 am

My laptop auto mounts the 2 ntfs partitions on gnome.
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Postby Husse on Mon Apr 16, 2007 5:36 am

Some time ago I got into problems as I didn't realize that any occurence of a partition in fstab stops minDisk from mounting i.e. even if it is commented
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