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i have a 120gb usb hd that has been working fine under XP. I've had redhat for about a month so i'm still new. I tried to (and can) mount my USB hd with the following: [root@broxys(/home/oliver) | 06:11 PM]
#mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbhd
I originally had been trying to mount it in my /etc/fstab but that didn't seem to work right. (Anyone know why?) And now when i Boot, the cdrom doesn't get mounted right for whatever reason.
(when i try to mount it i get this error: root@broxys(/home/oliver) | 06:11 PM]
mount: special device /dev/cdrom does not exist
[root@broxys(/home/oliver) | 06:14 PM]
mount: special device /dev/cdrom does not exist)
alright thx. chris. i think the issue definitely is when i was poking around in fstab i confused the /dev/? with /dev/cdrom. so the million dollar question is How do i find out where the cd drive is actually connected?
thx a bunch.
alright. so now that everything with the cdrom is working relatively fine.
the harddrive is now having some issues:
i stil can mount it fine with a mount command: #mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbhd
alright. so how do i mount it in fstab?
with the following fstab configuration i get an error that does not allow me to boot, it gives me the option to login as root to rectify the problem. /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbhd vfat noauto,user 1 2
or if i try to mount from the fstab while that is in fstab i get: #mount /dev/sda1
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1,
or too many mounted file systems