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I just got ByzantineOS, a CD-bootable Linux distro. Whenever I try to mount my Windows partition so that I can access my music, it tells me that it cannot find ...
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    Trouble with CD-bootable Mounting


    I just got ByzantineOS, a CD-bootable Linux distro. Whenever I try to mount my Windows partition so that I can access my music, it tells me that it cannot find that partition defined in this little text file. I know that I'm going to have to define where the partition is, but exactly how do I do that?

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    Hi ! I never used that OS, but if your windows partition is on drive C, why don't you try:
    mount /dev/hda1 /c
    if you have a directory named "c" in root, of course.[/code]

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    I did that, and the error it gives me is "/dev/hda1 not found in /etc/fstab." What I'm looking to know is how do I define where /dev/hda1 is in /etc/fstab, so that it will mount it.

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    edit /etc/fstab and add the following:
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    /dev/hda1        /mnt/windows       vfat     noatime,noauto,user    00
    that will tell mount to put /dev/hda1 on /mnt/windows (it won't automount it at boot, though.. you'll have to do it manually when you want to access it)
    Their code will be beautiful, even if their desks are buried in 3 feet of crap. - esr

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    Did you get it to work or do you still have problems with this?
    Regards

    Andutt

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    Bah. There's no text editor in Byzantine. I'll try it with another cd-bootable.

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