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by Benm
03 Apr 2014 17:15
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>
Replies: 12
Views: 4390

Re: Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>

kobros wrote: ...You're the first one [that I know of]...:-)
I guess I passed the test then, huh? :D
by Benm
03 Apr 2014 16:02
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>
Replies: 12
Views: 4390

Re: Unable to mount ntfs partition

OK, rebooted successfully with the partition mounted automagically!

So I guess I can mark the thread as solved, although I'm still unclear as to why I had to fix it in the first place :?
by Benm
03 Apr 2014 03:05
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>
Replies: 12
Views: 4390

Re: Unable to mount ntfs partition

Hurrah! I managed to figure out how to edit etc/fstab with Kwrite and can now finally get to my music collection again, and as an added bonus I've set it up to mount on boot, which was my original aim; at least I think I have - sudo mount -a works ok. I'll find out when I reboot... Was this a test? :)
by Benm
03 Apr 2014 01:28
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>
Replies: 12
Views: 4390

Re: Unable to mount ntfs partition

Thanks kobros. I installed Disks, but I still can't mount the partition with it. However, looking at the mount options I see that the mount- point is listed as "ntfs" and the filesystem type says "defaults" so it seems there is no actual mountpoint listed and the other values have got shifted along ...
by Benm
02 Apr 2014 17:40
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>
Replies: 12
Views: 4390

Re: Unable to mount ntfs partition

I'm relatively new to Linux, so the significance of the above code may have gone over my head. As I understand it, etc/fstab contains instructions about which partitions are to be mounted at boot, but this is a fresh install of SolydK and I have yet to set the ntfs partition to auto-mount. Why is it...
by Benm
01 Apr 2014 01:52
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>
Replies: 12
Views: 4390

Re: Unable to mount ntfs partition

Hi zerozero, thanks for the welcome. Here you go... ~ $ cat /etc/fstab # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0 # /dev/sda5 UUID=01a6e2fc-818a-42fb-bd32-cbaa04d44850 / ext4 rw,errors=remount-ro 0 1 # /de...
by Benm
31 Mar 2014 20:45
Forum: Newbie Questions
Topic: Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>
Replies: 12
Views: 4390

Unable to mount ntfs partition <solved>

I've just installed solydk and find I can't mount my ntfs media partition. Dolphin asks me to authenticate, then comes back with this error message... An error occurred while accessing 'Media ntfs', the system responded: The requested operation has failed: Error mounting system-managed device /dev/s...

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