Daryna - NTFS

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Daryna - NTFS

Postby iblis on Mon Dec 17, 2007 6:08 am

Hi, i'm using Linux Mint 4.0 Daryna LiveCD.
How can i access/mount my NTFS/FAT32 partition since mintdisk is not included in Daryna ?

Thx
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Re: Daryna - NTFS

Postby Husse on Mon Dec 17, 2007 8:05 am

It's built in by default - you don't have to do anything - more than see to it that your disks are in fstab and they should be if they were connected during install
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Re: Daryna - NTFS

Postby iblis on Tue Dec 18, 2007 7:21 am

where is the fstab? i cant find it in /etc/fstab

sorry, i'm really new to linux
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Re: Daryna - NTFS

Postby Husse on Tue Dec 18, 2007 8:04 am

Well, you found fstab
There should be a line like this for each NTFS partition
/dev/sda1 /media/sda1 ntfs defaults,umask=007,gid=46 0 1
Of course you have to adjust to whatever your disks are called
When you do this it's the equivalent of working with disk management in Win XP but there it's a graphical environment with tons of limitations - ever tried to reuse a drive letter?
And of course editing fstab needs sudo
gksudo gedit /etc/fstab
Make a copy first - simplest way is to just open fstab and copy all into a file that can be on you desktop.
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