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    i need help


    i just bought linux suse 8.2 and im having some problems
    i cant mount my hard disk.
    i have two hard disks one containing linux (which is the master) and the other containing win xp.
    i can't mount the win xp hard disk. can anyone help?

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    Are you trying to mount the XP drive in linux then? If so, what partition type is it, FAT32 or NTFS?

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    yep and its ntfs.

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    I think you just answered your question. I is my understading that Linux cannot read NFTS. Please correct me if wrong for I am a newbie.
    Dan

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    so if i delete the linux partition altogether and then format it to ntfs i'll be able to get the files and dual boot between xp and linux?

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    I believe it is possible to mount NTFS however, it will be read only. meaning you could take files from it if you wanted but you couldn't change them or delete them. I don't really know how to mount NTFS is SuSe though...

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    all i want is read only (just to take sound files from the other hd and play them) would you be able to copy stuff aswell?

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    if it's read only you should be able to copy things

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    that would be grand so.. how do i get it to mount the drive? i have checked the kwikdisk and it doesn't think the hd id there.

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    the only thing I've seen about mounting NTFS said you had to add lines to the kernel or something...

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