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

Eberhard Roloff tuxebi at gmx.de
Sat Jan 31 09:37:46 UTC 2009

Bas Roufs wrote:
>> OK, then my suspicion is that either your external disk or your usb port is faulty.
> At the desktop PC, I have tried it via different USB ports - but all
> of them do function properly together with other USB devices. The same
> applies for the laptop.
>> As you already tried with another usb port, iirc, you should either take out the actual disk and use another usb casing for it
> 'USB casing': a box? a cable? ....?

A box, ready to take a harddisk and connect it to usb.
just an example:

>> or you use a device to connect pure (i.e. without casing) IDE/SATA harddisks to usb for quic and dirty data transfers eg. from a dying harddisk.
> ???
just an example:

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