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Re: usb drive (ntfs file system) not mounted automatically in debian 5.0 lenny



El mié, 01-04-2009 a las 07:09 -0800, Vivek Sahukar escribió:
> I have debian 5.0 lenny installed on my laptop; with windows xp
> service pack 2 installed in separate partitions of hard drive.
> my flash drive (vfat filesystem) is automatically mounted when it's
> plugged into usb port.
> But my external hard drive and windows partition drive (both ntfs
> filesystem) are not automatically mounted; though they are detected.
> (It shows "error while mounting")
> 
> When I try to give the mount point and filesystem entries by entering
> into properties section it says "cannot obtain lock on media.h-mtab."
> 
> 
> So, I entered as super user through command line and mounted the
> drives from there by giving command "mount -t ntfs <device> <mount
> point>".
> I also changed the file permissions by giving command "chmod -R 777
> <drive path>"
> 
> I am able to access it through command line; but through graphical
> environment it says that "the contents of the folder cannot be
> displayed, because you don't have permissions".

Have you installed ntfs-3g?

> 
> 
> Please let me know how to access my drives through graphical desktop
> environment, as it's easy to navigate.
> 
> 
> Regards,
> 
> 
> Vivek Sahukar


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