Dumb gnubie hard disk question, part II
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
sorry for posting twice.
Just to add to it:
How to Remove EZ-Drive Without Reinstalling or Moving Data
Best of all:
as it seems, things can be done from linux.
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