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Old 04-04-2004, 02:45 PM   #1
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Can't regognize added NTFS device

I'd like to be able to mount two NTFS devices within linux. I have two physical hard drives, the first with an NTFS partition and an ext3 partition, the second with just one big NTFS partition. The problem is I've installed the 2nd hard drive after my Linux installation and now when I run 'fdisk hda' it doesn't recognize the second NTFS drive.

How can I get linux to see this NTFS device so I can mount it?

Old 04-04-2004, 02:53 PM   #2
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Second disk is not hda. It's probably hdb. Try 'fdisk hdb' and you should see your partition.
Old 04-04-2004, 03:04 PM   #3
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Yep. Or it could even be /dev/hdc if it's the secondary master. Try out different combinations. Actually, if you list the contents of /dev you might see which one it is, because the existing partition would likely be marked with hdb1 or hdc1 or something.
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That did it, thanks guys


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