Kubuntu 8.10 does not recognise external HD with NTFS and FAT32 partitions.

Arnaud bourree arnaud.bourree at gmail.com
Thu Jan 29 18:51:42 UTC 2009


My Kubuntu 8.10 mounts my external HD which is NTFS without any issue except
if I unplug HD from Windows with request first safe unmount

Arnaud.

2009/1/29 Bas Roufs <basroufs at gmail.com>

> Dear everybody
>
> At present, I am trying to access and mount from Kubuntu 8.10 an
> external HD with two partitions:
> * an NTFS partition of 365 GB (free: 157 GB)
> * a FAT-32 partition of 100 GB (free: 80 GB).
> The device has a USB 2.0 interface cable which I plugged in in a USB
> drive. However, I did not yet manage to identify the device in any way
> I could think about. So far, I fruitlessly tried it via Dolphin,
> Konqueror,the 'new devices widget', Mount Manager, Disk Manager and
> the terminal. In a recent thread with a similar subject, I did not
> find any key for the problem I am dealing with.
>
> On the other hand, the Windows XP partition does recognise both
> partitions of the device. The same applies for the MacOS partition on
> another PC. Does anybody have a clue what I could do to access this
> external HD from Kubuntu 8.10?
>
> I really would appreciate your help. Respectfully yours,
>
> Bas.
>
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