Dumb gnubie hard disk question, part II

Art Alexion art.alexion at gmail.com
Thu Oct 23 10:48:32 BST 2008

On Thu, Oct 23, 2008 at 2:26 AM,  <jdesmond at fast.net> wrote:
>   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> /dev/sdb1   *           1        1023     8217243   55  EZ-Drive
> And then:
> john at blackbox:~$ sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /media/westdigA
> mount: you must specify the filesystem type

EZ-Drive is microsoft's implementation of LVM.  It is not a standard
NTFS partition.  I don't know if mount currently handles it.  Perhaps
someone has an answer?

If you boot windows, right click "my computer and select  manage,
there is a branch of the tree for managing drives.  Using that
utility, you can convert the drive to regular NTFS and mount it under


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