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[SOLVED] Mounting Problems
May I ask for some help on how to make my Mandriva partition mount sda5 w/c is my storage bin partition? My xp/Mint/Fedora can access the sda5 but it seems that Mandriva does not allow it as easy.
I hope the following data can help
Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes Disk identifier: 0xc5e3f820 Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 * 1 1913 15366141 7 HPFS/NTFS /dev/sda2 1914 30260 227697277+ f W95 Ext'd (LBA) /dev/sda3 30261 30401 1132582+ 12 Compaq diagnostics /dev/sda5 1914 21054 153750051 7 HPFS/NTFS /dev/sda6 23034 23188 1245006 82 Linux swap / Solaris /dev/sda7 21978 23033 8482288+ 83 Linux /dev/sda8 21055 21977 7413966 83 Linux /dev/sda9 23189 30260 56805808+ 83 Linux Partition table entries are not in disk order [root@localhost ~]#
sda7 - Mint
sda8 - Fedora
sda1 - XP
Thanks a lot!
EDIT: Additional Info
[root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/fstab # Entry for /dev/sda9 : UUID=a7538623-3ee8-45dd-b214-82d458d59273 / ext3 noatime 1 1 none /proc proc defaults 0 0 # Entry for /dev/sda6 : UUID=bbb9d844-13eb-4137-baee-036e0d8933a7 swap swap defaults 0 0 [root@localhost ~]#Code:
UUID=bbb9d844-13eb-4137-baee-036e0d8933a7 swap swap defaults 0 0 [root@localhost ~]# cat /etc/mtab /dev/sda9 / ext3 rw,noatime 0 0 none /proc proc rw 0 0 none /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc binfmt_misc rw 0 0 [root@localhost ~]#
Last edited by nujinini; 08-21-2009 at 04:12 PM. Reason: Additional Infos
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> mount NTFS partition under linus
NTFS is not a native linux filesystem type. I recommend installing
the suite "ntfstools" that includes a command like this
"ntfsmount /dev/sda5 /mnt"the sun is new every day (heraclitus)
Sorry I accidentally double clicked. Kindly refer to the other message.
Last edited by nujinini; 08-22-2009 at 03:21 AM. Reason: double click
Thanks. I just got the problem solved just now when I googled the error message and it lead me to a site
"cannot get volume.fstype.alternative" Error | Mandriva Forum
medo3891 wrote: now The internal ntfs partitions aren't mounted at all, so open the Mandriva control centre>local disks> manage disk partitions, select each partition in turn then click "Mount Point", and create a mount point in /media, e.g. /media/whatever. Then click "Mount". When you quit the app you'll be prompted if you want to "save the modifications to /etc/fstab" select yes. (you might need to log out > log in or reboot the machine).
Last edited by nujinini; 08-22-2009 at 03:22 AM. Reason: typo