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Pascal Calarco wrote:
| I'm trying Fedora Core after using Mandrake for the last few | releases (which I still really like), so have a couple questions | regarding mounting ntfs drives. In Mandrake this was very easy | with their 'supermount' tool. | | First, I did find the kernel-ntfs RPM package from sourceforge, and | applied this. | | Next, I edited my /etc/fstab to add the NTFS drives: | | LABEL=/ / ext3 defaults | 1 1 none /dev/pts devpts | gid=5,mode=620 0 0 none /dev/shm | tmpfs defaults 0 0 LABEL=/home /home | ext3 defaults 1 2 none /proc | proc defaults 0 0 none /sys | sysfs defaults 0 0 /dev/hda7 swap | swap defaults 0 0 /dev/cdrom /mnt/cdrom | udf,iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0 /dev/hda/hda1 | /mnt/win1 ntfs defaults 0 0 /dev/hdb/hdb1 | /mnt/win2 ntfs defaults 0 0 /dev/sda/sda1 | /mnt/sata ntfs defaults 0 0 | | Okay, now when I try to mount these: | | [[email protected] root]# mount -a -t ntfs mount: special device | /dev/hda/hda1 does not exist (a path prefix is not a directory) | | mount: special device /dev/hdb/hdb1 does not exist (a path prefix | is not a directory) | | mount: special device /dev/sda/sda1 does not exist (a path prefix | is not a directory) | Hi, pascal.
I think you're mounting the drives incorrectly. Here's how I would mount them:
mount -t ntfs /dev/hda1 /mnt/win1 mount -t ntfs /dev/hdb1 /mnt/win2
I think that should work for you.
(Note: You need to either be root or do a a sudo to run these commands.)
| What am I missing? I have looked at the man pages for both fstab | and mount, and am still puzzeled. Thanks in advance! | | - pascal | |
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