[kde-linux] read access to NTFS partition with Konqueror 3.5.1 level a

Aphofis.com - Network Operations Centre noc at aphofis.com
Wed Nov 1 06:14:14 UTC 2006

Great help thanks John. I will edit the file as you have indicated
outside working hours and let you know.

thanks Scott

On Tue, 2006-10-31 at 21:13 -0800, John Andersen wrote:

> On Tuesday 31 October 2006 18:37, Aphofis.com - Network Operations Centre 
> wrote:
> > I am running KDE 3.5.1 level a from SUSE Linux 10.1 Distro.
> > When I was running 10.0 distro - sorry dont know which KDE release) I
> > had read access to the NTFS partition of my hard disk. Now I dont have
> > access to the partition with Konqueror.
> > I had not notice its absence until just recently.
> > Even If I enter the partition as /dev/hda1.
> > I can still log into Windoze from the menu and the O/S runs fine.
> > I cannot understand why I no longer have read only access to this
> > partition.
> > Is there an option I have missed or stuffed up with Konqueror?
> > Many thanks Scott
> You may want an entry if /etc/fstab for that drive which will cause
> it to be mounted read-only at a particular subdirectory under your
> root directory, perhaps something like /windows or something.
> The line you need to add to /etc/fstab would look something like this:
> /dev/hda1       /windows        ntfs     ro,user,uid=????,gid=????  0 0
> Substitute your uid/gid for the questionmarks.
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