File transfer problem
Karl F. Larsen
klarsen1 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 11 22:44:24 UTC 2010
> ntfs-3g it is in the repositories
> the kiwi
> 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/
>> Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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It is in a standard load of Ubunto 9.04 and 9.10 too
Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
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