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Old 03-25-2004, 05:27 PM   #1
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External Harddrive Issues


I connected my external HD to my USB hub and upon restart Mandrake 10 picked it up and configured it...

however, when i go ino /mnt/removable/ (the new icon put on my desktop by Mandrake)
there are no files

However, i run windows and there is 100GB of stuff on there?
whats the deal?



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Old 03-25-2004, 06:25 PM   #2
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/mnt/removables will have no files unless you mount the drive, specifying /mnt/removables as the mount point.

What it configured was the bus settings/device settings for it, probably by loaded modules.

What device is the USB HD? (/dev/???)

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Old 03-25-2004, 06:54 PM   #3
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okay...

its dev/sda1
I added a line for it into the fstab file, this line:

/dev/sda1 /mnt/removable/ ext3 noauto,owner,rw 0 0

then i tried to mount the damn thing and got this....

[root@rcullan /]# mount -t ext3 /dev/sda1 /mnt/removable
mount: permission denied


what the hell is going on!!!!!!
 
Old 03-25-2004, 07:06 PM   #4
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It should be vfat instead of ext3 for filesystem type.

I would of expected thaty MDK had added an entry to the fstab.
 
  


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