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Windows partition won't mount automatically at boot.. It's accessible only to root., despite "user" option in fstab . gparted lists NTFS partition as /dev/hda1 Output of parted : Code: Number ...
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- 03-04-2009 #1
[SOLVED] fstab: should be child's play
gparted lists NTFS partition as/dev/hda1Code:
Number Start End Size Type File system Flags 1 32.3kB 40.0GB 40.0GB primary ntfs boot# <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
/dev/hda1 /media/windows ntfs auto,user,noexec,rw,sync 0 0
- 03-04-2009 #2
Does it give you an error message when you give a
mount -a command?
- 03-04-2009 #3
Are you sure its hda1 not sda1? Check the output of fdisk -l command.
su - fdisk -lauto,user,noexec,rw,sync 0 0
/dev/hda1 /media/windows ntfs defaults,umask=0 0 0
- 03-04-2009 #4
fstab: should be child's play
Thanks, everyone. Yes, umask=022, (picked up at Debian Forums) was the solution. Don't know the difference between umask=0 and umask=022, but the latter works, so I'm satisfied. Thanks again.