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18th May 2004, 02:24 AM
i have been trying to mount 2 drives with no luck. i have followed all the directions from forums i've seen. I have created 2 folders in my /mnt folder for the 2 drives im trying to install. when i go to edit the etc/fstab file and i save it i keep getting errors about the flooppy or some newline nonsence. I have installed the latest rpm for the ntfs, but i still cant get it working, could somebody please show me a diagram with what to write would be greatly appreciated :)
18th May 2004, 02:29 AM
post your fstab file so we can look at it...
new line nonsense....just add a new line at the end of you fstab...
otherwise ill look at the rest of it..
18th May 2004, 02:43 AM
the fstab right now is at the original state, i had te re-install cause linux wouldnt boot up after i rebooted, it seems everytime i open up fstab file i bugger something up :(
18th May 2004, 03:19 AM
You will probably want to backup /etc/fstab beforehand.
Here's an example of a ntfs entry: /dev/hda2 /mnt/ntfs ntfs users 0 0
It mounts the second partition of the master hard drive at /mnt/ntfs and should allow anybody to mount it.
If you have Fedora CD1 keep it handy. Boot from it and run linux rescue and you should get a text environment to recover.
If you feel brave see the man page for mount with the man mount command.
18th May 2004, 03:30 AM
what are you trying to mount....cd-roms?......hard drives?.....usbflash?
and did you try to mount as root?
18th May 2004, 04:15 AM
We need three things to help you
1-Contents of your /etc/fstab file
2-exact command you are using
3-exact error message you are getting
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