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  Author  Subject: Re: sharing files between Linux and Windows

Posted on 12-29-2001 11:13 a.m. ET  reply

Original Poster: Nik

On Sat, 29 Dec 2001, you wrote:
> Date: Sat Dec 29 01:34:08 EST 2001
> Name: Nik
> Subject: sharing files between Linux and Windows
> How do i share files between Linux and Windows? The files are on two different
> hard disks but mounted on the same computer.

Providing that you have vfat compiled into your kernel:

mount -t vfat /dev/hdbn
also see "info mount" or "man mount" for more information

You can still mount a FAT system without having to compile
vfat in. I believe the flag is -s (sloppy mount) using this
option does not support long file names
Steve Brock

"UNIX is basically a simple operating system, but you
have to be a genius to understand the simplicity."
Dennis Ritchie.

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