Mounting a hard disk

Paul Smith phhs80 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 30 20:09:47 UTC 2007


On Nov 30, 2007 7:59 PM, Gerald Dachs <ubuntu at dachsweb.de> 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?
> >
> I think a 'sudo fdisk -l' would be helpful.

Thanks, Gerald. The result of  'fdisk -l' was:

# fdisk -l

Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x000c3a5d

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sda1   *           1       60044   482303398+  83  Linux
/dev/sda2           60045       60801     6080602+   5  Extended
/dev/sda5           60045       60801     6080571   82  Linux swap / Solaris

Disk /dev/sdb: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xd2a3d2a3

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdb1   *           1       10000    80324968+  83  Linux
/dev/sdb2           10001       19457    75963352+  83  Linux

Disk /dev/sdc: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x97c297c2

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdc1   *           1        3187    25597952    6  FAT16
/dev/sdc2            3188        3200      104422+  83  Linux
/dev/sdc3            3201       14593    91514272+  8e  Linux LVM

Disk /dev/sdd: 400.0 GB, 400088457216 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 48641 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x000600a0

   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/sdd1   *           1       48641   390708801    c  W95 FAT32 (LBA)
#

Paul




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