Re: Moving files between DOS hard drive and Linux hard drive
"Charles Read" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I have read through some of the man-pages
> for "mtools", but I cannot determine how to
> move a file between a DOS hard drive and
> a Linux hard drive. [By "DOS hard drive",
> I mean the drive containing Win95, etc.;
> by "Linux hard drive", I mean a 2nd drive
> containing Debian 1.3.]
> If I initiate the file transfer from Linux, does
> the DOS drive need to be mounted? If so,
> how do you assign a DOS drive name (Eg, "c:")
> to the mounted partition?
You probably don't want to use mtools with a DOS hard drive, although
it will work. Instead, you probably want to mount it as a filesystem,
using a command like `mount /dev/hda1 /mnt'. Dissected:
mount /dev/hda1 /mnt
^ ^^ ^ Mount point. This can be any directory.
| |\-- First partition.
| \--- First drive.
\----- IDE hard drive.
You can put the details in your /etc/fstab. See the fstab man page
Ben Pfaff <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>
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