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Old 05-21-2001, 10:44 AM   #1
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I'm trying to fix an install problem (see my post in the install section!) and have been told by ugge (kind soul from Sweden) to boot from a diskette (which I've done) and "mount your hard drive partition". How do I do this?

I have done the following from the bash prompt:
"mkdir /mylinux"
"mount -t /dev/hda* /mylinux"
"cd /mylinux"
But the directory is empty. I have tried numbers from 1-6 in the hda* above, but same result. (I'm not sure what partition my Linux is in.)

Many thanks,

--Kevin
 
Old 05-21-2001, 01:17 PM   #2
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While waiting for one of the big boys to give you a real answer, might try this. I think you may need to specify the type of hardware/partition in your mount command. Maybe not, but I'd check the man pages on mount to make sure. I know you do for CDs, DOS partitions, and network shares (done all those).
hth
/js
 
Old 05-21-2001, 04:12 PM   #3
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I have worked around this problem, and am on to the more difficult ones (eek). Thanks for the advice.
 
Old 05-21-2001, 04:44 PM   #4
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Remember you need to be root in order to mount.
 
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I can mount when not as logged in as root!
 
  


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