File transfer problem
chevhq at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 20:53:32 UTC 2010
ntfs-3g it is in the repositories
On Mon, 2010-01-11 at 06:29 -0700, Karl F. Larsen wrote:
> Johnneylee Rollins wrote:
> > On Sun, Jan 10, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Karl F. Larsen <klarsen1 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> What I would like to do is copy the files on the little hard
> >> drive to the computer which has WinXP and Ubuntu 9.04 in the
> >> /dev/sda5 partition.
> >> Does anyone have an idea how to start?
> > Mount the ext3 partition -> properly mount the other partition -> cp
> > -Rv /path/to/ext3partiton/* /path/to/other/
> The problem is that the Linux mount cannot mount a windows
> ntsf file system using the form sudo mount -t ntsf /dev/sda5
> /mnt. The 9.04 LiveCD lets you make a windows ntsf file
> system. Friends tell me it is far better than FAT32.
> There appears to be a software that allows a windows system
> to read an ext3 file. This is backward to what I need.
> If there is a way to write a mount that mounts ntsf file
> systems I sure need to know it. I have read and re-read man
> mount and it looks bad.
> 73 Karl
> > First step is rather simple, as you've been doing it this whole time,
> > I'll skip explaining it.
> > The second step needs a bit more attention, when you formatted the
> > partition on whatever device you used, what filesystem type did you
> > choose? After you have that information, mount the drive in the
> > command line like this:
> > sudo mkdir /media/mount
> > sudo mount -t FILESYSTEMTYPE /dev/sda5 /media/mount
> > The filesystem type is ntfs if you formatted it as such, and if you
> > formatted it as fat32 it will be vfat.
> > Last step is simple.
> > sudo cp -Rv /path/to/mounted/device/ /media/mount/
> > ~SpaceGhost
> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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