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Old 05-17-2006, 03:42 AM   #1
brianhall
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Locating use hard drive


Hi all

I wonder if anyone can help
i have an external hard drive that is connected by USB when using on a windows machine i have to use a driver, would i have to do the same for Linux (slackware), i've connected it to the computer and it isnt in storage media, is this where i would find it, or would i fine it some where else if so where mite this me..

Many Thanks
Brian

PS sorry spelt the Subject wrong use = usb

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Old 05-17-2006, 04:19 AM   #2
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If it's been detected, you should see signs of it in your syslog. Or just "fdisk -l" should show it.
 
Old 05-17-2006, 04:36 AM   #3
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yeah is there, my question now is how do i access the hard dive..
Cheers

Brian


root@frip:~# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 41.1 GB, 41110142976 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4998 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 1 2550 20482843+ c W95 FAT32 (LBA)
/dev/sda2 * 2551 4982 19535040 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 4983 4998 128520 82 Linux swap

Disk /dev/hda: 15.1 GB, 15103033344 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 1836 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 1 32 257008+ 82 Linux swap
/dev/hda2 33 1836 14490630 83 Linux
root@frip:~#

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Old 05-17-2006, 06:11 AM   #4
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mount /dev/sdan /mnt
 
  


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