5.6. Mounting a Local Windows Hard Disk Filesystem

If your system has a Windows partition on one of its hard disks, you can mount it using Webmin so that all the files are easily accessible to UNIX users and programs. Windows 95, 98 and ME all use the older vfat format by default, called a Windows 95 filesystem by Webmin. Windows NT, 2000, and XP, however, use the more advanced ntfs filesystem format (called Windows NT filesystem) which only a few Linux distributions support.

On the main page of the Disk and Network Filesystems module, select either Windows 95 Filesystem or Windows NT Filesystem from the drop-down box of filesystem types, and click the Add mount button. A form will appear for entering the mount point, source, and options. ...

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