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Old 01-21-2013, 01:08 PM   #1
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Exclamation Mounting Problem


Dear Experts,

I used to mount the same scenario before but today it resulted in the below mentioned error,


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[root@server ~]# fdisk -l | grep sdb
Disk /dev/sdb: 80.0 GB, 80026361344 bytes
/dev/sdb1 * 1 13 102400 83 Linux
/dev/sdb2 13 3200 25600000 83 Linux
/dev/sdb3 3200 3455 2048000 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sdb4 3455 9729 50396768+ 5 Extended
/dev/sdb5 3456 4109 5253094 b W95 FAT32
/dev/sdb6 4110 9729 45142619 83 Linux
[root@server ~]# mount /dev/sdb5 /mnt/usb
mount: you must specify the filesystem type
Please assist,

Regards.
 
Old 01-21-2013, 01:31 PM   #2
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The command below should work for a FAT32 partition:

mount --t vfat /dev/sdb5 /mnt/usb
 
Old 01-21-2013, 03:23 PM   #3
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Yeah but as he stated, a simple mount would usually work.

I hate to think of such, but the only time I can't get it to work simply like that is if there was a problem with the FS.

BTW it's only one hyphen with t (I tried out of curiosity with '--t' and got an error that --t is ambiguous.).
 
Old 01-21-2013, 04:30 PM   #4
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BTW it's only one hyphen with t
Pays to proofread before submitting. Thanks for pointing that out.
I expect there is some other problem if it worked before and now doesn't?
 
  


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