help mounting usb hard drive formatted as ntfs

ZIYAD A. M. AL-BATLY zamb at
Wed Jun 1 07:55:35 UTC 2005

On Tue, 2005-05-31 at 22:52 -0700, solemneyed wrote:
> When I do that, it says "mount: special device /dev/sda1 does not
> exist"
Hi solemneyed...

Is the USB hard drive by any chance *NOT* configured?  In other words,
is there any partitions on it?  From the outputs you posted, it appear
as if it's brand new and there is no partitions on it.

To check, run the following after connecting the drive and post the
        sudo fdisk -l /dev/sda

> However, in the GUI System Monitor, this info for the disk is listed:
> Device   Directory   Type    Total     Free
> tmpfs    /dev/shm    tmpfs   442.7MB   442.7MB
That's normal.

> So, thanks for your help but I'm still stuck.
I hope we could help you.

> sz
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