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During my Linux Install, I set up 3 partitions. swap, root, and another one. Linux sees the swap and root but it does not see the third. How can I ...
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    mounting a hard drive partition


    During my Linux Install, I set up 3 partitions. swap, root, and another one. Linux sees the swap and root but it does not see the third. How can I make the third part of my hard drive usable in Linux?

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    Go to YaST, then pick the partitioning tool. look for the unmounted linux partition, and look if it has a mount point. If so, open the konsole and type 'sudo mount -a'. Then it should mount your partition. Otherwise you need to create a mount point.
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    Yeah, there is no mount point. How do I create a mount point?

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    Do it with YaST and you won't need to create anything yourself.
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    YaST will let me create the partition but it will not let me set the mount point. I was reading man mount and it was pretty technical. Is there an easy way to use the mount command?

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    mkdir creates the mount point (it's just a regular directory). You can add a line to your /etc/fstab to automount the filesystem at boot. man fstab for details, and see the other entries in /etc/fstab for examples.

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    I would suggest you to you create the directory yourself and let YaST do the rest for you.

    As root, mkdir /mnt/mount-point-you-want
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