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Old 05-25-2005, 04:01 AM   #1
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Unhappy pendrives

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I have a laptop loaded with Mandrake Linux 9.1. I am unable to use USB pen drives as the OS is not recognising.How do i mount it.
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Old 05-25-2005, 04:08 AM   #2
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u can see the partitons by

fdisk -l

what do u get for the above??

Old 05-26-2005, 01:12 AM   #3
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The following is shown on the console for fdisk -l
Disk/dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/disc: 260MB,26004648 bytes
8 heads,62 sectors/track 1024 cylinders
units= cylinders of 496X512=253952 bytes
System Device Boot Start End Blocks Id
/dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part1 ? 3769701 4109801 84344761 69
Partition1 has diffferent physical and logical beginnings (non-linux)
Physical = (68,13,10) Logical (3769700,2,42)
Partition1 has different physiacal and logical endings
Physical =(288,115,43) logical =(44109800,1,25)
Partition 1 does not end on cylinder boundary

/dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part2 ? 3430483 7200406 934940732+ 73
Partition 2 has different physical/logical beginnings (non-linux)
Phy =(366,114,37) logical =(3430482,6,38)
Partition 2 has different phys/logical endings
Phy=(366,32,33) logical =7200405,1,4
Partition2 does not end on cylinder boundary
/dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part3 ? 6 6 0 74
Partition 3 has different physical/logical beginnings (non-linux)
Phy= (371,114,37) Logical =5,1,32
Partition3 has different physical/logical endings
Phy =(372,97,50) Logical= (5,1,31)
Partition 3 does not end on cylinder boundary
/dev/scsi/host0/bus0/target0/lun0/part4 ? 1 6925632 171556736
Partition 4 has different physical/logical beginnings(non-linux)
Phy (10,0,0)nlogical(0,0,1)
Partition 4 has different physical/logical endings
Phy(0,0,0) logical(6925631762)
Partition4 does not end on cylinder boundary

Kindly advice me on how to proceed.
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