[ILUG] coping files from win98 to linux in a dual boot system
conor.daly at oceanfree.net
Wed Jul 19 16:29:45 IST 2000
On Tue, Jul 18, 2000 at 11:25:07PM +0100 or so it is rumoured hereabouts,
Conor Daly (Met) thought...
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Jerry Boyko <jboyko at sympatico.ca>
> >hi all, quick question from a newbie to linux
> >can I copy files or directories directly from win98 to my home directory in
> linux (RH
> >if so how do you do it?
> For a regular thing, you need to edit your /etc/fstab to include a line of
> the form
> /dev/hda1 /mnt vfat rw,user,auto,noexec
> This will automatically mount your Windows partition at boot time. I used
> to be able to mount my own FAT partitions read-write for any user but I seem
> to have forgotten how to do so under RH6.2 (Anyone tell me how?).
This is what I have in my /etc/fstab for my windows D: drive
/dev/hdb2 /d vfat user,noauto,noexec,dev,suid,rw 0 0
I can mount this as an ordinary user with
This allows a user to mount the partition rw themselves.
Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
Domestic Sysadmin :-)
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