In a terminal become the root user by
And enter the root password you selected during install. You will now be root in your home directory.
Now find your kernel version by typing
uname -r -p
Using a web browser such as firefox goto http://linux-ntfs.so...pm/fedora3.html
If you are not using Fedora Core 3 select your appropriate version on the left.
find the file that matches your kernel which you found out with uname.
Do a Save As on the file and save it to your home directory
To install the ntfs support, in the terminal type:
rpm -ivh *.rpm
This will install all files with the .rpm extension, you could replace *.rpm with the name of the file you downloaded.
Now you need to login as the root user by typing:
The hyphen will reinitialize the enviroment to that of the root user. Eariler you just had root permissions.
Make the windows mount directory with:
Edit the fstab file to mount windows at boot
Read my other tutorial Hard Drive Basics for Installing Linux to figure out how Linux is seeing your windows partition
Add this line to /etc/fstab
/dev/hda1 /mnt/windows ntfs ro,defaults,umask=0222 0 0
Replacing /dev/hda1 with the correct device file for your windows partition
use Ctrl+o then enter to save
Reboot, your windows partition can now be accessed at /mnt/windows