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im running Suse 8.2 and before that i was running win2k with my harddrive divided in 2: c and d.
i used c for system files and d for work.
Now running SUSe i cant get to my files i saved in d. I cant find them! i tried running the partition program and it says this:
Distribution: Debian Jessie, FreeBSD 10.1 anything *nix to get my fix
Hi can you please confirm a few things for us:
1.When you start your computer can you confirm if you get a menu that allows you to choose whether to boot suse linux or windows?
2. When you saved your files under 'd:' were you working in linux or in windows?
It certainly looks like you have a linux partition under dev/hda2. Your windows partition appears to be under /dev/hda5!!. If you give a little
more infomation & answer these questions, im sure someone should be able to help you out with this problem...
well try to type the following command in a console, and post the output:
grep /dev/hda5 |cut -f2 -d\
(note there must be a space after the \ on the command line).
The above command show where the /dev/hda5 is mounted, so that you know which directory you should look in.
no, the hda5 is "d", cause i have a hda1, which is mounted on /windows/C. im pretty sure of it.
im running a program that allows me to choose betweem linux and win.
i was working with win when i used "d".
and when i write the grep it says
grep: 2: No such file or directory
thx for answering that fast. do u need some more info?
A couple of questions for you. How is your hard drive formatted? How many partitions have you made and what file system are you using for each?
I'll assume you're using NTFS for both Windows partitions. c: is probably /dev/hda1 and d: is probably /dev/hda5. Type in mount to see which partitions are being mounted. If your d: (/dev/hda5) is already mounted, the printout should show the mount point. On a side note, I hope you are not planning to modify the files on your d: within linux because NTFS write operations are still considered experimental and it may corrupt your file system. It is recommended that if you do mount an NTFS partition, mount it read-only. Just a word of caution.
which distro are you using? in my exp (short) usually diff hard drives in linux are identified with hda, hdd, etc. so hda1 and hda5 seem to be 2 partitions on the same hard drive. Now i may be way off here and start getting slammed for it, but that is how it has been for me. so perhaps in, i believe it is /dev/hdd may show you something or possibly in /mnt/ good luck