Unable to access or detect second harddrive
jonesc at hep.phy.cam.ac.uk
Sun Nov 11 18:58:03 UTC 2007
At the command line run
> sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g
which should give you what you need.
You may then need to explicitly ask for your ntfs volume to be mounted.
The way I do this is I've added to my panel the Disk Mounter" utility,
which lets you mount and unmount volumes.
On Sun, 2007-11-11 at 09:29 -0500, David Park wrote:
> Currently i have installed Ubuntu 7.10 GG and loving it . Now to be
> serious, for some reason Ubuntu cannot detect my second harddrive at
> all.... This harddrive is where i store all my media and backups. The
> harddrive is ntfs.
> I have tried using this
> guide(http://www.psychocats.net/ubuntu/mountwindows) but it did not
> help me.
> Looking through other people's thread im probrably sure everyone is
> going to ask me to get
> cat /etc/fstab
> # /etc/fstab: static file system information.
> # -- This file has been automaticly generated by ntfs-config --
> # <file system> <mount point> <type> <options> <dump> <pass>
> proc /proc proc defaults 0 0
> /dev/sda1 /windows ntfs-3g defaults,locale=en_US.UTF-8 0 0
> # Entry for /dev/sda2 :
> UUID=1581d1f1-46da-4ef1-8b5c-79489209ad3b / ext3 defaults,errors=remount-ro 0 1
> # Entry for /dev/sda5 :
> UUID=17da03ee-a38c-4a9a-af24-2195d10810c5 none swap sw 0 0
> /dev/scd0 /media/cdrom0 udf,iso9660 user,noauto,exec 0 0
> sudo fdisk -l
> Disk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes
> 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylinders
> Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> Disk identifier: 0x49104910
> Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
> /dev/sda1 1 6414 51520423+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
> /dev/sda2 * 6415 9586 25479090 83 Linux
> /dev/sda3 9587 9729 1148647+ 5 Extended
> /dev/sda5 9587 9729 1148616 82 Linux swap / Solaris
> cd /dev
> ls -l | grep brw | grep -v ram
> brw------- 1 root root 7, 0 2007-10-15 19:18 loop0
> brw-rw---- 1 root cdrom 11, 0 2007-11-09 15:58 scd0
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 0 2007-11-09 15:58 sda
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 1 2007-11-09 22:53 sda1
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 2 2007-11-09 20:58 sda2
> brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 5 2007-11-09 15:58 sda5
> HardDrive Info
> On Acronis Disk Director Suite it said the harddrive that has windows
> on it is a IDE secondary master.(Note: My dad said that this drive is
> a SATA but i'm not sure who is correct)
> The media storing one is IDE primary master.Because i couldnt install
> Ubuntu on my Media storing harddrive i put it on the harddrive that
> has windows on it.
> Other Info
> I checked out my bios and it does detect the harddrive.
> When i installed Ubuntu in the first place i couldnt detect the second
> harddrive either.
> I made a partition for Ubuntu by using Acronis Disk Suite,splitting my
> 80GB harddrive(The one that has windows xp on it) in 25gb for Ubuntu
> and the rest for Windows xp.
> On another related note whenever i refresh the devices in partition
> editor it crashes im not sure but its probably related to this problem
> If you need any other information please ask because i really want to
> get rid of this annoying thing >.<
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