Re: Newbie: Can't mount logical partition
From: Wolfgang Fischer (Wolfgang_.fischer_at_freenet.de)
Date: Sat, 09 Aug 2003 12:42:44 +0200
On Fri, 08 Aug 2003 21:52:22 -0700, Helge Moulding wrote:
> I've tried to look at the partition table of hdb, but when I try
> fdisk -l /dev/hdb
> I get nothing. When I try
> fdisk /dev/hdb
> the program terminates with the message "Unable to read /dev/hdb".
> What do I try next?
Try to read from /dev/hdb:
dd if=/dev/hdb of=/dev/null bs=1k count=10
If you can't read from it, check whether the hd is plugged in as slave in
the first IDE controller.