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Offline AJK101

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[SOLVED]mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/hd failed: Invalid argument
« on: January 10, 2011, 05:41:13 AM »
When i try to mount my main drive (where windows xp is) I always get this error :
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$ sudo mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/hd
mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/hd failed: Invalid argument
Am i doing something wrong? Also, when i try to access the partition from my file manager, the following error occurs :
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Mounting /mnt/sda1
mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/sda1 failed: No such device
Mount failed
The only thing that I am able to mount are my pen drives.

« Last Edit: January 10, 2011, 11:05:49 AM by AJK101 »

Offline jls

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Re: mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/hd failed: Invalid argument
« Reply #1 on: January 10, 2011, 05:45:28 AM »
if the fs is ntfs u need to install filesystems-2.6.33.3-tinycore.tcz (read only access)
For rw ntfs-3g-adv.tcz
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Offline AJK101

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Re: mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/hd failed: Invalid argument
« Reply #2 on: January 10, 2011, 07:20:15 AM »
Ah, it is, and how do I allow tc to mount them? I did not understand what you wrote above, sorry :P
Also, will this damage my files in any way?? Is it like formatting?

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Re: mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/hd failed: Invalid argument
« Reply #3 on: January 10, 2011, 09:29:12 AM »
read-only access would be most safe.
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Re: mount: mounting /dev/sda1 on /mnt/hd failed: Invalid argument
« Reply #4 on: January 10, 2011, 11:05:15 AM »
Thanks a lot, task accomplished.