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Old 09-12-2006, 04:48 PM   #1
seaking
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reading DOK problems


hey all

i'm using debian cid & gnome (K-2.6.16)

i dot usually have problems runing any diskonkey but: : i tried the "disks admin" and since i can only acces the DOK throu disks admin and i cant mount it manualy... further more it doesnt save changes and i need to config it each time...

the mount output:
PHP Code:
mountwrong fs typebad optionbad superblock on /dev/sda,
       
missing codepage or other error
       In some cases useful info is found in syslog 
- try
       
dmesg tail  or so 
the dmsg output:
PHP Code:
sdaWrite Protect is off
sda
Mode Sense45 00 00 08
sda
assuming drive cachewrite through
 sda
sda1
FAT
invalid media value (0xb9)
VFSCan't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev sda.
FAT: invalid media value (0xb9)
VFS: Can'
t find a valid FAT filesystem on dev sda.
FATinvalid media value (0xb9)
VFSCan't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev sda. 

the syslog lines:
PHP Code:
Sep  9 22:10:27 localhost kernelFATinvalid media value (0xb9)
Sep  9 22:10:27 localhost kernelVFSCan't find a valid FAT filesystem on dev sda. 
my fstab looks like this:
PHP Code:
# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# <file system> <mount point>   <type>  <options>       <dump>  <pass>
proc            /proc           proc    defaults        0       0
/dev/hda1       /               ext3    defaults,errors=remount-ro 0       1
/dev/hda5       none            swap    sw              0       0
/dev/hdc        /media/cdrom0   iso9660 ro,user,iocharset=utf8,noauto  0       0
#/dev/fd0        /media/floppy0  auto    rw,user,iocharset=utf8,noauto  0       0
/dev/sda        /mnt/sda0       vfat    utf8,noauto,users,exec,umask=000 0 0 
i know that the DOk is ok and it works but only throu disks admin and want to go back to mount

thanx
shahaf
 
Old 09-15-2006, 06:02 AM   #2
lior.okman
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You are mounting the wrong thing

You need to mount /dev/sda1, not /dev/sda . /dev/sda contains the partition table, not the actual partition.

You can see in the dmesg output that you posted that the sda device has a single partition - sda1.

Code:
sda: Write Protect is off
sda: Mode Sense: 45 00 00 08
sda: assuming drive cache: write through
 sda: sda1 
You can use
Code:
fdisk -l /dev/sda
to get the full partition details.

Also, your fstab entry is wrong. It should be:

Code:
/dev/sda1        /mnt/sda0       vfat    utf8,noauto,users,exec,umask=000 0 0
 
Old 09-15-2006, 06:09 AM   #3
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thanx man
ur grate!!

 
  


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