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When i try to mount vfat then i get an error message:: Could not mount device. The reported error was: mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hdc5, ...
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- 04-21-2007 #1
problem mounting vfat
When i try to mount vfat then i get an error message::
Could not mount device.
The reported error was:
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hdc5,
missing codepage or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so
what do i do now????
Unable to mount drives ....plzz help...
- 04-21-2007 #2
That usually means it isn't fat or there has been some error that is making the drive unreadable
- 04-21-2007 #3
then what to do...i am not getting any idea...plzzz tell me what to do???
- 04-22-2007 #4
- 04-22-2007 #5
post the output of 'fdisk -l' command here.
- 04-22-2007 #6
Disk /dev/hdc: 80.0 GB, 80060424192 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9733 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hdc1 * 1 1275 10241406 c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/hdc2 1276 9207 63713790 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hdc3 9208 9733 4225095 83 Linux
/dev/hdc5 1276 2550 10241406 b W95 FAT32
/dev/hdc6 2551 5100 20482843+ b W95 FAT32
/dev/hdc7 5101 7650 20482843+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hdc8 7651 9180 12289693+ b W95 FAT32
/dev/hdc9 9181 9207 216846 82 Linux swap / Solaris
Now what to do .....
Simply can't mount hard disk ....
Even pen drives............................
- 04-22-2007 #7
I tried it...but no success....
Do u have any idea that what is the exact problem ....
Why is it happening?????
- 04-22-2007 #8
create a mount_point (folder) for each partition and mount partitions manually.
su - mkdir /mnt/hdc5 mount -t vfat /dev/hdc5 /mnt/hdc5 -o defaults,umask=0 ls /mnt/hda5
- 04-22-2007 #9
Thanks it worked ...................
But let me check do...
I need to mount it every time when i reboot or it will mount automatically............
Do u have any idea...?????
- 04-22-2007 #10
add code in /etc/fstab file for automatic mounting at boot up.
/dev/hdc5 /mnt/hdc5 vfat defaults,umask=0 0 0