In a message on Mon, 05 Nov 2001 07:35:58 -0600, wrote :
MLY> > Problem is, whenever i copy a file over to my FAT32 partition from my
MLY> > C: drive [NTFS (win2k)], the file wont appear in my linux unless i
MLY> > reboot my linux or unmount and mount again. What could be the problem?
MLY> Suppose we try copying from your NTFS partition to a Linux-native (like
MLY> ext2)? Does that work? Or is the behavior the same?
The NTFS file system support under Linux is somewhat flaky. I needed to
'convert' an 18 gig disk with a couple of NTFS file systems to Linux,
but had no end of trouble doing it under Linux. I ended up
transplanting the drive in a 'NT box that has a 30gig disk and then
transferring the data as ZIP files (< 2gig each) over the net back to the
Linux box (after re-formatting the 18 gig disk into several Ext2 file
I think the original poster needs to boot up win2k and transfer the
files from NTFS to FAT, then reboot into Linux to access the files.
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