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thomas58
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mount point

Postby thomas58 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 2:45 pm

hi there.
how do i create a mount point.
i'm trying mount windows 7 for my son
on a partition.
any help would be very much
appreciated.

altair4
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Re: mount point

Postby altair4 » Fri Feb 24, 2012 4:23 pm

A mount point is simply a directory that you will use to mount the partition so it would be the same as creating any new directory:

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sudo mkdir /mountpoint


Actually having it mount to that directory is another matter however. You should be able to just click on the Win7 partition listing in Nautilus to have it mount. By default it will mount to /media/label-name.

If you want to mount the partition with a specific set of parameters to a specific mount point let us know.
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