fstab explanation

fstab explanation

In Access Windows partitions, I suggested inserting this line into /etc/fstab:

/dev/hda8 /windata vfat user,umask=000,rw 0 0

Notice that there are six sections to the above line, each separated by a space (notice also that there are no spaces after the commas). Here’s what each of those sections are:

<partition name> <mount point> <partition type> <mount options> <backup dump> <pass>

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