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I am trying to mount a second harddrive but having little success. Could some please assist? Here's some info: Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 ...
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    Mounting Second Drive


    I am trying to mount a second harddrive but having little success. Could some please assist? Here's some info:

    Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/sda1 * 1 30024 241167748+ 83 Linux
    /dev/sda2 30025 30401 3028252+ 5 Extended
    /dev/sda5 30025 30401 3028221 82 Linux swap / Solaris

    Disk /dev/hdc: 20.0 GB, 20020396032 bytes
    16 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38792 cylinders
    Units = cylinders of 1008 * 512 = 516096 bytes

    Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
    /dev/hdc1 1 38792 19551136+ 83 Linux
    I am trying to mount /dev/hdc. Any ideas?

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    mkdir /mnt/newdrive

    mount /dev/hdc1 /mnt/newdrive

    cd /mnt/newdrive

    ls
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    Tried to do that and got this error:

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    $ sudo mount /dev/hdc1 /mnt/newdrive
    mount: you must specify the filesystem type

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    sudo mount -t ext3 /dev/hdc1 /mnt/newdrive
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