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Old 05-04-2007, 05:16 PM   #1
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Etch unable to mount /dev/hda6


I receive this error when trying to mount a hard drie partition. I have 2 hard drives hda which has a PCLinuxOS install with 3 partitions /dev/hda1 swap /dev/hda5 root and dev/hda6 home. My debian install is on hdb. I want to be able to access my /dev/hda6 home files from debian however I receive he following error when doing so
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Unable to mount the selected volume.
libhal-storage.c 1401 : info: called libhal_free_dbus_error but dbuserror was not set.

process 11015: applications must not close shared connections - see dbus_connection_close() docs. this is a bug in the application.

error: device /dev/hda6 is not removable

error: could not execute pmount
 
Old 05-04-2007, 11:17 PM   #2
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Have you tried mounting it permanently? In case you don't know to do that, here is how:

First issue this command:

mkdir /PClinuxHome (or whichever name your prefer)

then open up /etc/fstab and add this line:

/dev/hda6 /PClinuxHome (filesystem type of hda6: ext3, xfs, ..?) defaults 0 0

save the file and then issue this command:
/bin/mount -a

If you receive new error messages or you can't see anything in the /PClinuxHome directory, it would be best to remove the line from /etc/fstab again before you reboot.

Last edited by jay73; 05-04-2007 at 11:19 PM.
 
Old 05-05-2007, 04:44 AM   #3
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jay73 shoots and scores. . Hole in one my friend worked perfectly, your help is much appreciated .
 
  


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