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bujums

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other OS hard drive
« on: April 20, 2008, 09:22:40 pm »
I installed Vector 5.9 Deluxe and then I installed Ubuntu for a duel boot system.  So Ubuntu has access to Vector but Vector does not see Ubuntu.  I would like to "tell" Vector to look for Ubuntu or at lease be able to access the /home files.  In Vector I have looked in the files system under media and mnt but I do not see the other hard drives. 
 
P.S I have set up Ubuntu with more space and with a separate drive for /home.  I installed Ubuntu second because grub sees both but lilo only sees Vector...

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Re: other OS hard drive
« Reply #1 on: April 21, 2008, 04:42:55 am »
Logg in to a terminal as root. Create a directory where you want to mount the separate drive:
mkdir /mnt/data (or whatever you want)

Now run vasm
Go to Filesystem,  Mount, Add and follow the prompts.

You can also use vasm to configure LILO to boot both operating systems, but that will overwrite GRUB. If you have a working boot menu, no need to change it.

MikeCindi

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Re: other OS hard drive
« Reply #2 on: April 21, 2008, 09:06:11 am »
I believe that vasm will create the mount point for you too.
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bujums

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Re: other OS hard drive
« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2008, 09:26:01 am »
I will give that a try and post back

bujums

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Re: other OS hard drive
« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2008, 10:32:01 am »
--solved--   ;D   VASM worked great and I have access to my home files now.  I did make the new directory but when I used VASM I did not the opportunity to use it, that is fine I made a shortcut and renamed it so all is good.

Thanks for the very quick help!