LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Server
User Name
Password
Linux - Server This forum is for the discussion of Linux Software used in a server related context.

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 06-03-2012, 01:34 AM   #1
waheedmet
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Aug 2010
Posts: 1

Rep: Reputation: 0
External Storage partitions are not showing


Dear all

I have installed ubuntu 10.04 on a rack mount server :HP Proliant DL380GS (with one hard dish 72 GB)
External Storage : Dell Power Vault MD 1000 (with RAID5 is mounted on it)


root@pmdtest-desktop:~# uname -a
Linux pmdtest-desktop 2.6.32-41-generic #89-Ubuntu SMP Fri Apr 27 22:22:09 UTC 2012 i686 GNU/Linux

We have attached an external storage 12TB to this system and have stored 6-7TB data on it.Every thing was working fine.
two days before, when we turned on the system it did not boot. with out any message and hanged during the boot.
After booting the system with out the storage it works fine.now when I manually want to mount the storage it says not partition exits.But in partition manager it is showing the external storage (but no partition). kindly help me to get my data back. and mount the storage.
 
Old 06-04-2012, 05:48 AM   #2
jv2112
Member
 
Registered: Jan 2009
Location: New England
Distribution: Arch Linux
Posts: 718

Rep: Reputation: 102Reputation: 102
Thoughts -->

Drives partitioned & formatted (ext2-4 et cettera) ?

/etc/fstab updated ?
 
1 members found this post helpful.
Old 06-04-2012, 06:16 AM   #3
jschiwal
Guru
 
Registered: Aug 2001
Location: Fargo, ND
Distribution: SuSE AMD64
Posts: 15,733

Rep: Reputation: 655Reputation: 655Reputation: 655Reputation: 655Reputation: 655Reputation: 655
Quote:
After booting the system with out the storage it works fine.
Make sure that USB devices are disabled in the boot sequence or are after the hard drive in boot order. I've also had some systems were USB devices would intermittently prevent the computer from entering post.

Run "sudo tail -f /var/log/messages" before plugging in the external storage. Is the device itself detected (i.e. /dev/sdb)?
It might be a problem with the file system. What is the file system used on the external storage device?
 
1 members found this post helpful.
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
[SOLVED] Installer not showing partitions. timmu_india Debian 4 11-03-2010 03:48 AM
Partitions showing up on Desktop der_11 Ubuntu 2 06-09-2007 08:30 AM
/proc/partitions showing wrong partitions netstv Linux - General 1 07-10-2006 02:11 PM
disk partitions not showing up balvinder Linux - Hardware 1 05-05-2006 12:33 AM
Not showing window partitions utsav_verma Fedora - Installation 2 04-10-2004 02:34 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 03:19 AM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration