I have one computer with windows and one with ubuntu. I have an external drive (FAT32) with files taken from an NTFS (mp3s and such) and I would like to put them and use them on an ext4 ubuntu platform. Can I make a partition of the /home folder NTFS and the system ext4 and function properly? I do have configuration files in the /home folder since Im building a domain controller that utilizes samba on ubuntu: would I be better off using a dual boot with windows/ubuntu and placing the files on the Windows partition? what is my best option?>
I am doing major deployment of opensuse 313 pcs from windows to opensuse. I am having a problem that I have to keep 2 ntfs partitions intact will deleting the partition that has windows. Now everything goes well, opensuse installs but the problem is that I cannot give user full rights to ntfs folders. I have used graphical file permission methods n terminal chown n chmod methos but still permissions revert back to root.
Storage information: 1st primary:SG 160G ATA 100 1st secondary:WD 160 ATA 133 SATA:WD 1000 2nd primary:DVD 2nd secondary:DVD▒RW
Winxp in 1st primary.I did a fresh install of lenny on 1st secondary.
info about lenny setup: 1.Partition list:/boot,/,/home,swap 2.Every partition is XFS except swap.
At the end of installion,lenny installed grub on (hd0) that is 1st primary.
Everything seems OK.Lenny runs OK.
But when I switch back to windows xp,the diskmgmt can not detect hdd's info and the system meets a problem of shutting down.
After many times of trying. I solved the problem by the following way. 1.Boot with windows xp's install CD and use fixmbr on (hd0). 2.Boot with lenny's install DVD , do a grub>root (1,0)>setup (hd1) After that,edit /boot/grub/menu.lst and change (hd0,0) to (hd1,0) and also (hd1,0) to (hd0,0). 3.Reboot and Press F8 for a boot menu then I can select which disk to boot. windows boot from 1st primary's mbr,lenny boot from lenny's grub.
The problem is caused by a bug between GRUB and windows' mbr and maybe more about GRUB and XFS.
There was a Toshiba Satellite notebook with XP I decided to install Fedora 13 in dual boot mode.So, I booted with Gparted and shrunk the ndows XP partition to just 24 GB.Then I set up partitions for Linux this way/boot, ext4 256 MB/, ext4 16 GB/home, ntfs 176 GBswap, 8 GBI intentionally left about 8 GB left just in caseThen I proceeded to install Fedora 13.I used the customized mode to use the already set up partitions and keep Windows XP.At the moment of setting the mounting points, fine with /boot, / and swap. But Anaconda wouldn't accept mounting point for /home.I went on anyway.Fedora got set up and run moothly.However, /home resided in / with only 10 GB left.And the /home partition could be seen as a separate disk with its 176 GB.This is /etc/fstab:
# # /etc/fstab # Created by anaconda on Sun Sep 5 05:46:26 2010
im looking for a command for mounting an ntfs partition. what i want to do is to put that command to the "after startup applications" option. that's because that ntfs partition is my storage partition, i play steam games [win7 dualboot, thats why that partition is ntfs], download movies etc. in my places menu, its called 190GB Filesystem, and when i click it, it mounts up. but that means i have to click it everytime i boot up, because vuze can't locate the files if it isnt mounted.
by the way : /media/7C1EE4E21EE49684 when its mounted
I have a 3T hitachi hard disk partitioned by Windows 7 and formatted as NTFS that I'm unable to mount under Ubuntu 11.04. The disk is in an external enclosure connected via USB2. Windows 7 has no problems seeing the partition and mounting the drive.
I am about to do a clean install of Ubuntu 10.04 and I want to have my /home on a separate ntfs partition so that it can be accessed by windows 7. I know that i can move it after the install but i wold rather not go through all the problems of moving it.
Installed Ubuntu along with Debian on my Notebook and use Grub Manager to choose between them on startup. Since i like Debian now a lot (in past days it was a very hard system to handle, but there has been some progress i noticed), i have to change some things (want Debian as main system now) For Ubuntu i have: (was meant to be main system on Notebook) "/", "/home" and a "swap" partition, but since i am now going to use mainly Debian, i wanted to store my files all in the "/home"-folder of my extended Ubuntu partition (has much more space available) not in the "/home" folder of the Debian system. So i want both (Debian and Ubuntu) to use the same extended partition ("/home") which i created for Ubuntu to save their files like downloads, videos, and so on.
I have a few drives that I would like to mount in my home directory. I know I need to add something like this to my fstab: /dev/hda2 ~/Music ntfs-3g defaults,locale=en_US.utf8 0 0I just don't know how to find the /dev/hda2 part
ntfs-3g /dev/sdb1 /media/sdd7 ntfs_mst_post_read_fixup: magic: 0x00000000 size: 1024 usa_ofs: 0 usa_count: 65535: Invalid argument Record 6 has no FILE magic (0x0) Failed to open inode FILE_Bitmap: Input/output error Failed to mount '/dev/sdb1': Input/output error NTFS is either inconsistent, or there is a hardware fault, or it's a SoftRAID/FakeRAID hardware. In the first case run chkdsk /f on Windows then reboot into Windows twice. The usage of the /f parameter is very important! If the device is a SoftRAID/FakeRAID then first activate it and mount a different device under the /dev/mapper/ directory, (e.g. /dev/mapper/nvidia_eahaabcc1). Please see the 'dmraid' documentation for more details.
I am trying to recover some important data from a 273 gig NTFS partition that was used in windows 7. The laptop was dropped and would not boot the next day. As an external drive I could see 2 smaller partitions (30 gig and 500 meg), but the main partition was RAW and requesting to be formatted... so I came to learn about Knoppix 6.2.1 as my live boot cd and ran ddrescue to recover an almost complete image of the bad partitionddrescue -n /dev/sdc1 /media/sda1/image.img /media/sda1/logfile.logI then ran it one more time:ddrescue -r 1 /dev/sdc1 /media/sda1/image.img /media/sda1/logfile.logthe image was made with 741 errors (amounting to 160 megabytes)So Now I have my partition as image.img which I want to mount.
First I tried sudo mount -t ntfs -o loop /media/sda1/image.img /mnt/recovered sudo mount -t ntfs -o loop,force /media/sda1/image.img /mnt/recovered
I have a windows partition on my drive, and I want to access it without having to mount it first, etc. There are just two partitions, windows and Ubuntu. I am running Ubuntu 10.04.1 so I want to mount it on startup. I saw this article: [URL] but I don't know if what it describes will work as it's almost 2 years old. I'm not adverse to commands, in fact would probably prefer those.
I have a small NTFS partition with a Windows 7 setup.I haven't used it for a long time, but today I booted into Windows 7, which worked fine. However, after a reboot I can no longer boot from the W7 partition (leads to an almost immediate reboot) and what's worse, I cannot mount the partition in Ubuntu either (tried both 9.10 and 10.10).When trying it in Nautilus or manually using mount.ntfs /dev/sda2 /tmp/ntest, I get messages like the following:
[ 123.590083] mount.ntfs: segfault at 7fff3f1e0ff8 ip 00007ffb6bb820a9 sp 00007fff3f1e1000 error 6 in libntfs-3g.so.79.0.0[7ffb6bb5a000+42000] [ 243.869668] mount.ntfs: segfault at 7fff6c180ff0 ip 00007f0caada5ce0 sp 00007fff6c181018 error 6 in libc-2.12.1.so[7f0caad2b000+17a000]
On my tri boot system I have a 750 GB HD that is formatted with NTFS, I would like to share it between windows and linux.How can I mount it at boot up so I can access it in Ubuntu? I want to be able to set it as the default rip drive for Kino and it won't let me!
i installed fedora kde 32 bit and iam realy loving it. but i want to resize my home partition as i got a message there is no space in my home folder i downloaded a Disk utility application .... to try and resize .... but looks like i dont know what to do
I had my home folder on it's own partition, and I decided to do a clean install of 11.04. when I put the disk, when I went to configure the partitions, I I re-formatted the / partition, and I selected my home partition as my new home partition and I made sure the format was NOT selected. after everything got done getting installed and rebooted. 11.04 just creates a new home directory and does not use the whole home partition.
I still have my data saved on it, when I go to the disk utility it shows the same amount of used space before I did a re-installed. If I go to the files system and click on home it shows my user from the last install and it shows the user from the new install. when I click on the user from last install it shows 2 files: Access-Your-Private-Data.desktop and: README.txt
get my home partition mounted for my home folder
also when I set up the new install I used the same password for access for the ring keys and for login
Currently I have a dual boot system it consists of Fedora 12 and Windows Vista, at this time when I am logged into fedora 12 I can select the windows vista partition in the f12 file manager, I am than prompted for the root password and after entering the password, the drive mounts as read/write with no problem. How can I automate this mounting process so once I login as a standard user the NTFS partition mounts without any input? I would like this to auto mount without prompting for a password or having to double click on the vista partition each time.