extern hard drives

mohamed beyrem makhlouf makhlouf.med.beyrem at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 21:00:59 UTC 2009

you may format your disk in ntfs

linux support it now

2009/1/15 H.S. <hs.samix at gmail.com>:
> Doug Pollard wrote:
>> Below as you requested. Aloso the  drive here is the second drive on my
>> computer the first has xp installed.
>> doug at doug-Linux:~$ mount
>> /dev/sdb1 on / type ext3 (rw,relatime,errors=remount-ro)
>> proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
>> /sys on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
>> varrun on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,mode=0755)
>> varlock on /var/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev,mode=1777)
>> udev on /dev type tmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
>> devshm on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw)
>> devpts on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,gid=5,mode=620)
>> lrm on /lib/modules/2.6.24-23-generic/volatile type tmpfs (rw)
>> securityfs on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
>> gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/doug/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon
>> (rw,nosuid,nodev,user=doug)
>> doug at doug-Linux:~$
>>                Doug
> hmm ... let me get this correct. If the above output is while your USB
> disks are connected, then is sdb one of your USB disks? Is Ubuntu
> installed on its first partition (sdb1)? Also, was the second USB disk
> also connected when you gave the above command?
> In any case, sdb1 partition cannot be seen from XP since it is an ext3
> filesystem (XP doesn't support that).
> ->HS
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