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004. I have upgraded to kernel 2.0.35 or later but still can't see my FAT32 partition. What went wrong?




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This article is from the the Brief Linux FAQ (BLFAQ) Maintained by Neil Zanella nzanella@ganymede.cs.mun.ca

004. I have upgraded to kernel 2.0.35 or later but still can't see my FAT32 partition. What went wrong?

You must ensure that you have an entry for your DOS partition in your /etc/fstab file resembling the line:

/dev/hda1  /dos  vfat  auto,user,rw  0 0

Once the line is there you can just issue the command "umount -a;mount -a" to mount your DOS partition under the /dos directory.

 

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