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Old 05-10-2009, 10:57 AM   #1
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Can't mount hard drive


I have installed the latest Ubuntu on a usb memory stick. I have been trying to mount the hard drive so I can back up my data, to no avail.

fdisk -l gives me the following:

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 31 248976 83 Linux
/dev/sda2 32 19457 156039345 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 32 19457 156039313+ 8e Linux LVM

mount /dev/sda1 /mnt works fine, but

mount /dev/sda5 /mnt gives me an unknown filesystem type error.


Old 05-10-2009, 11:37 AM   #2
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Look up importing logical volumes instead, that says it's not a straight file system you can mount with mount.
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