mounting 2nd fat32 HDD in Elyssa

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mounting 2nd fat32 HDD in Elyssa

Postby marty510 » Wed May 28, 2008 1:06 pm

I want to know how to mount my 2nd HDD on Mint5 048 ,which is a fat32 HDD?

BTW, Really liking the second Elyssa release, Clem, Husse, and others. Hope to see the final release soon!

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Marty

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Re: mounting 2nd fat32 HDD in Elyssa

Postby Husse » Fri May 30, 2008 5:55 am

Mount options have changed from Daryna but not for FAT as far as i know so you can use the same as in Daryna - note check that you use the right "devsdxx"
I have not used FAT since the introduction of XP so I haven't mounted myself, but something like this
/dev/sdaxx /media/sdaxx vfat iocharset=utf8,umask=000 0 0
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Re: mounting 2nd fat32 HDD in Elyssa

Postby marty510 » Fri May 30, 2008 9:22 am

I'm a noob, can you give me something to cut and paste to edit the terminal with?

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Re: mounting 2nd fat32 HDD in Elyssa

Postby Husse » Sat May 31, 2008 3:40 pm

hmm I thought I wrote an answer yesterday
Anyway, here goes

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gksu gedit /etc/fstab

add the line in my answer above, but with the correct designation
In this respect Elyssa is a step back as it is hard to find that out
To do that open gparted and use the /dev/sdaxx you find
Make a folder to mount it in
If you go for the /media option

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sudo md /media/sdaxx

After a reboot or a manual mount it will appear
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