Mounting a hard disk

Paul Smith phhs80 at
Fri Nov 30 20:03:10 UTC 2007

On Nov 30, 2007 7:01 PM, Bruce Marshall <bmarsh at> wrote:
> > > Sorry I can't be of more help.
> >
> > That is fine, Preston. Maybe someone else will help me.
> I think we need more information as to what is on this partition.   What is
> the format of the data?  Where did it come from? (such as Windows) and if
> Windows, what filesystem and how was it formatted?
> You tried to mount it as an ext3 disk...  which implies that it came from a
> linux environment.   Is that the case?

Indeed, Bruce, it was formatted with Fedora. I have just used gparted
to check the filesystem of /dev/sdb2, but it says unknown.


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