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vfat hard drive is secondary master. After plugging it in, I turned on the comp and bios detected the new hard drive. When I go to mount it (mount -t ...
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    mounting vfat hard drive on fc1


    vfat hard drive is secondary master. After plugging it in, I turned on the comp and bios detected the new hard drive. When I go to mount it (mount -t vfat /dev/hdc1 /mnt/win1), it tells me /dev/hdc1 is not a valid block device. What is wrong and how do I fix it?

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    try hdb1 instead, as usually it goes First Primary Disk- HDA Second Primary Disk- HDB and so on. That should do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dswain
    try hdb1 instead, as usually it goes First Primary Disk- HDA Second Primary Disk- HDB and so on. That should do it.
    tried hdb1 hdb2 hdb3 hdc1 hdc2 hdc3 hdd1 hdd2 hdd3

    all return '/dev/* is not a valid block device'

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    Post the output of fdisk -l /dev/hdc please.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sarumont
    Post the output of fdisk -l /dev/hdc please.
    It displays nothing.

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