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    How to tackle this error?


    Hi,

    My USB mass storage device has got a hidden partition, I believe, and I was trying to use QTParted (4.4?) to clean up the disk under Knoppix. However. when I mounted it as a HDD and clikced on the drive on the left handside panel, it gives me an error message
    saying "Critical error during ped_disk_new!"

    Could someone here, who has the QTParted knowledge, please explain to me what's wrong with the disk?

    The disk was mounted by Knoppix as /UNONFS/dev/hda

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    You won't be able to edit anything on a mounted drive.
    Do this if the drive is still mounted.

    umount /dev/sda
    or
    umount /dev/hda
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