Dumb gnubie hard disk installation questions

Willy K. Hamra w.hamra1987 at gmail.com
Wed Oct 22 22:21:39 BST 2008


Art Alexion wrote:
> On Wednesday 22 October 2008 3:33:16 pm jdesmond at fast.net wrote:
>>john at blackbox:~$ �sudo mount -t vfat -o defaults,user,exec /dev/sdb
>> /media/westdigA [sudo] password for john:
>> mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb,
> 
> /dev/sdb refers to your second hard drive.
> /dev/sdb1 refers to the first data partition on your second hard drive.  
> Assumeing your drive has only one partition, adjust your syntax accordingly, 
> and that should do it.
> 

in order to know for sure the names of ur partitions, if there is more
than one, run the following command in a konsole:

sudo fdisk /dev/sdb -l

-- 
Willy K. Hamra
Manager of Hamra Information Systems
Co. Manager of Zeina Computer & Billy Net
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