Mounting drive

Richard Barmann reb68 at
Sat Jun 4 14:22:42 UTC 2005

On Saturday 04 June 2005 09:36 am, James Wilkinson wrote:
> Richard Barmann wrote:
> > mount: according to mtab, /dev/hda1 is mounted on /media/windows
> Reads like a permission problem to me: what does
> ls -l /media/windows
> show you?
I can go to permisions in /media/windows as root and modify them.
> You might try something like a
> sudo su -
> to login as root and see if you can access it as root.
When I try to mount the drive I get "Could not mount device.
The reported error was:
mount: can't find /dev/hda1 in /etc/fstab or /etc/mtab"
When I go to ect/ there is NO file fstab or mtab to edit.
> If you can, you'll have to edit /etc/fstab to allow yourself to access
> it. Try arjaybe's example line (comment out your existing line so you
> can go back to it if necessary).
> Hope this helps,
> James.
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