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Old 02-28-2001, 08:46 PM   #1
Patrick Liu
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Hi,

I'm new to Linux and having a difficult problem. I need to access a local hard drive (sdc) which has SunOS a a number of partitons installed. During the boot up there is a message about "unknown partition table" regarding this disk. I can mount its root directory using /dev/sdc but any attempt to access the other partitions using sdc1,..., sdc7, sdc8, etc. results an error message "mount: /dev/sdcn is not a valid block device.

Any help is greatly appreciated.
 
Old 02-28-2001, 10:45 PM   #2
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Check out this how-to:

http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/mini/Linux%2BSolaris.html

pay close attention to the sections on "Sharing Data" and "Building a new Kernel"
 
  


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