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I installed Lindows on an old Compaq PC, and it is running ok---although real slow. I was looking around to locate items, and programs, and discovered that the two hard ...
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    Lindows and Hard Drives


    I installed Lindows on an old Compaq PC, and it is running ok---although real slow. I was looking around to locate items, and programs, and discovered that the two hard drives are not listed anywhere that I could find them. There is a 4gb hard drive that came with the computer, years ago, and I installed a 20gb slave. Lindows is installed on the 4gb drive, and took over the entire drive.
    Where do I look in Lindows to find the hard drives and available space. Thanks for your assistance in this matter.
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    If you open a command line terminal (I usually use Bash) and type mount,
    you should get a list of all mounted hard drives and other devices (can't remember if this includes the amount of room on the drive... apologies, I'm sitting at a Window$ workstation at the mo.

    If you cd /etc you need to read you fstab file. Type more fstab... This tells you the path to you hard drives etc. You can then cd to those drives and (assuming they are mounted) read the files in them by typing ls -l
    I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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    The `df' command tells you how much space is left on each mounted filesystem.

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    What is the file type of the other (20gig) hdd? ext3,fat,ntfs ?

    i never use Lindows but try

    Code:
    fdisk -l
    to see the hard drives..
    then mount them if there is need see
    Code:
    man mount

    then you can use the
    Code:
    df
    command as Dolda said..[/code]
    Just a Newbie....Looking 4 Info....

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