Dumb gnubie hard disk question, part II

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Thu Oct 23 16:18:13 BST 2008


Art Alexion wrote:
> 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
> Linux.
> 
>

Hi,

sorry for posting twice.


Just to add to it:
http://fatooh.org/misc/ez-drive.html

Title:
How to Remove EZ-Drive Without Reinstalling or Moving Data

Best of all:

as it seems, things can be done from linux.

Kind regards
Eberhard




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