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seriously I need help.....please...been trying to get my 100gb hdd working right.
I hope there is someone here that can help me.....I have formatted my new drive several times and partitioned it several times as well....i have also edited fstab several times and made directories and still it seems like i'm going backwards.....i'll tell you whatever you need if I can just get some help please.
- what you want to do (add new HD to the system, move data to another HD, install some other OS, ...)
- what is the exact problem (unable to create files, does not work as a regular user, HD not mounting, ...)
- what you have already tried (shortly)
- possible error messages/log messages (dbus, /var/log/syslog, ...)
"Going backwards" is not too informative, but I believe if you tell more details about what you're trying to achieve and what is actually happening (or not happening), the problem can and will be solved.
want to add my new 100gb usb storage device
i have partitioned, formatted, labeled, mounted, edited fstab several times and the most i have got was 87 gbs
now when i click removable storage i have a file with partition 6 on it and cant even open it.
Disk /dev/sda: 100.0 GB, 100030242816 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 12161 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 3039 24410736 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 9123 12161 24410767+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 6084 9122 24410767+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda4 3040 6083 24450930 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 3040 5471 19535008+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda6 5472 6083 4915858+ 83 Linux
Disk Drive: /dev/sda
Size: 100030242816 bytes, 100.0 GB
Heads: 255 Sectors per Track: 63 Cylinders: 12161
Name Flags Part Type FS Type [Label] Size (MB)
sda1 Boot Primary Linux 24996.63
sda5 Logical Linux 20003.89
sda6 Logical Linux 5033.88
sda3 Primary Linux 24996.63
sda2 Primary Linux 24996.63
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Distribution: Distribution: RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that.
Kernel 18.104.22.168, KDE 3.5.8 and KDE 4.0 beta, Plu
Where are you talking about it shows all partitions as 14.79gig?
Most look like 9.7gig to me except for /sda9 which is 15gig.
Plus you skip some blocks from 3827 to 5099.
Other than that the sizes the partitions from fdisk are a match to the size of the df-h output.
Yes thats the problem....everything looks ok except my file manager shows my removable drive as only having 14.79 gbs and i would like it to be somewhat accurate......plus i don't understand how everything else seems to add up fine except the file manager.
It says xandros file manager and i go to my linux and click on removable disk which is my usb hdd and when that opens on the left it tells me that my disc space is 14.79 gigs and as for the partitions they simply show as files.