8.04 mounting second drive help

Jim Rosser jarosser06 at gmail.com
Sun May 18 00:19:09 UTC 2008


I dont know if you want to try this but you can use a gui to mount your
drive.  Its called storage device manager under System Tools in the
application installer.  Once installed it is under System - Administration.


On Sat, May 17, 2008 at 7:12 PM, jack wallen <jlwallen at monkeypantz.net>
wrote:

> Hello all.
>
> I just did an update from 7.10 to 8.04. All went well with one very
> important exception. I have a data drive that houses all of my important
> data. In 7.10 it was /dev/hdb mounted on /data with the command mount
> /dev/hdb1 /data. Now, obviously it is seen as /dev/sdb. But if I try to
> mount the drive with the command sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /data I am getting
> this error:
>
> mount: special device /dev/sdb1 does not exist
>
> but if I look on gparted I can clearly see the device. Even in dmesg I see:
>
> [   32.115602] sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] 156301488 512-byte hardware sectors (80026
> MB)
> [   32.115615] sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
> [   32.115618] sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 00 3a 00 00
> [   32.115635] sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled,
> doesn't support DPO or FUA
> [   32.115682] sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] 156301488 512-byte hardware sectors (80026
> MB)
> [   32.115691] sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off
> [   32.115693] sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] Mode Sense: 00 3a 00 00
> [   32.115707] sd 0:0:1:0: [sdb] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled,
> doesn't support DPO or FUA
>
> So can someone please help me get this device mounted? I've tried
> everything I can think of. It is pretty critical that I get it mounted. My
> latest backup of the drive is about a week old and that's not recent enough
> (I know - my mistake on that point.)
>
> Thank you for any help you can give me.
>
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> jack wallen www.monkeypantz.net
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Jim Rosser
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