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Hi. I just installed Mandrake 9.1 and have a separate drive with Windows. The problem is, my modem isn't working in Linux and I need to transfer som files from ...
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    moving files between windows and linux


    Hi.
    I just installed Mandrake 9.1 and have a separate drive with Windows. The problem is, my modem isn't working in Linux and I need to transfer som files from my NTFS windows drive to the linux drive. The problem is that Windows doesn't even know that I have have two disks and Linux can't read the NTFS drive. I could burn a cd, but that will be kind of irritating in the long run. Is there any program to transfer between files systems?

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    mkdir /mnt/ntfs && mount -t ntfs /dev/hdXX /mnt/ntfs
    if it says somethins about "fs not supported by kernel" type "modprobe ntfs" or download a driver from http://linux-ntfs.sf.net. Its explained what to do there, good luck

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    Try e2fs. Good for transfering files between windows and linux.I got it off a pcplus cdrom a few years ago, maybe still available from their download site?

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