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No drive letter assigned to partition

I have an external drive for backups, which worked perfectly for a while, but suddenly I can't access it. I've tried to run recovery programs and what I understand now is the following. The ...
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Permanently mount multiple directories from different disks under /

I have SSD and HDD. Some directories like /var, /srv and /tmp should be on HDD, while /boot, /usr and /lib on SSD. But do I have to create separate partition for every single directory? I want to have ...
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How can I know if a partition is mounted or unmounted?

maybe this is a simple thing but I have the following doubt. If I perform fdisk -l, in the output I can find these devices that represent 2 partitions on the /dev/sdb device that is my SD card: ...
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Some doubts about Linux partition managment

I am not very experienced using Linux and I have the following situation that cause me some doubts. I have wrote RaspBian (the RaspBerry linux distribution) on an SD card using this command on ...
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Mount the second partition of an image with hdiutil

I'm trying to open a partition on my Mac (OSX Mavericks). Particularly, I've got a file.img image which includes two partitions: a boot partition and a second partition formatted in ext2. When I ...
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What is the correct way to configure a linux installation's partition system?

FIRST Sorry if this is technically a duplicate. i Have searched for the information and was unable to find it in any of the answers or forums. SECOND Since SE likes to close questions that don't get ...
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Automount NTFS partition with EFI/GPT

I have a multiboot laptop with EFI and GPTs. One drive is a shared drive formatted with NTFS. I was going to automount it at boot by modifying bits in /etc/fstab. However: # <file system> ...
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Converted vfat to linux with cfdisk, now cannot mount it

With cfdisk, I converted my vfat thumb drive to linux, but now I cannot mount the device. Here is what happens when I try. Disk /dev/sdc: 16.0 GB, 16008609792 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, ...
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UUID and Drive Cloning

I have a project that I am working on, which involves a USB Storage Device and a boo.table version of linux. The way this project is coming together, I am having multiple partitions on the USB drive ...
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1answer
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How to rename /dev/sdax(partitions) in Linux

I made a partition like /part on my machine with some important data... But I can't stand the name of it... I want a clear solution to resolve it and change the name of it to for example /test... ...
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Ununtu 12.0.4 LTS Boots to some unknown mount point

I installed Ubuntu 12.0.4 LTS to a 2TB Sata with a swap partition and a data partition. I installed mdadm and setup an incomplete raid. I later unmounted that raid (to which it erred as non-existent) ...
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Mount more root folders on different partition

I want to mount several root folders on my 2GB SD card so that when the cord connecting my Mint hard drive falls loose, I won't have to reboot the system. I have already mounted /bin on the card. I ...
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How to resize an lvm volume (after lvresize got corrupted. is it possible to revert?)?

I did following under the root login (shrinking /home, expanding /var): umount /home lvresize -L-7G /dev/mapper/myvg-home it was warning: WARNING: Reducing active logical volume to 28.89 GiB ...
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Create new mount point(/backup) from existing partition

i have 2 partition on cenos 6.4 in SOFT RAID 1. my current mounted partitions(df -h): Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mountedon /dev/md1 20G 5.4G 14G 29% / /dev/md2 ...
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220 views

Merge two partitions on one disk to a separate partition on another disk

Here is what I'm trying to do. I have a /home (sda1) and swap (sda2) partition on one disk that I want to merge into a larger swap partition and utilize all of the swap space. When I used the fdisk ...
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1answer
211 views

How can I find out the vfstype of a hard drive partition?

How do I find out the vfstype of a hard drive partition when it is unmounted in BusyBox? My question is specific for BusyBox since I am trying to do a mount during a Debian install. If I do fdisk -l ...
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FAT filesystem error obtained many times in console

I have an embedded board which runs linux, i have partitioned file system and additionally. I have also added a partition(mtdblock5) such that whenever I attach a pendrive to the embedded board, it ...
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Why is it not possible to resize/move mounted (non logical) partitions at runtime?

While searching, why it is not possible to resize a mounted partition I mostly found answers like this: It is filesystem and partition dependant, different flesystems and partitions will use ...
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1answer
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Accidentally mounted partition to /var, how do I fix that?

I'm creating a home server. After successfully installing Ubuntu Server, I realized I mounted a partition on /var.. how to I unmount it and make it use the main bootable partition instead? I wanted ...
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1answer
60 views

Is there a way to prevent a partition on a usb key from being mounted?

Is there a way to block certain partitions on a usb key from being mounted? Not at the OS level, but at the usb key level. I'd like to be able to put my key in any other computer (windows, osx, linux) ...
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How to find out if a device is currently is use?

In an effort to create a Linux installation script, I'd like to check if /dev/sda is currently in use by the Kernel, and exit if so. I guess this means finding out what partitions are associated to ...
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1answer
497 views

Trying to mount a partition to recover files

One of the partitions on an external drive just went partway south on me. It shows up grayed out (unmounted) in Disk Utility as "disk3s5" but DU won't mount it. I ran the following: localhost:~ tod$ ...
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Mounting OSX hard-drive on linux

I believe the motherboard on my macbook died, so I'm trying to recover the information on the disk. I pulled the hard drive from the macbook and plugged it into one of my SATA ports on my Ubuntu ...
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1answer
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Trying to restore a Mac OS X system from DMG file fails

I'm in a bit of a panic at the moment. My MacBOok was hanging and generally misbehaving so I decided it was time to do a clean install. I took 2 backups: Time Machine (happens anyway, but I ensured ...
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How to execute programs on mounted partition

This is the aplication I want to run. -rwxr-xr-x 1 manuel manuel 582841 Nov 22 09:51 PromServerMain This is the fstab entry /dev/sda8 /media/data0 ext4 defaults,user 0 2 This is the mountpoint ...
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277 views

How to mount a partition on the root directory (for example /data)

I am installing Ubuntu on my empty hard drive and I would like to have a separate partition on which I would store my data, like movies, music, documents, etc. I don't like the idea of putting those ...
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Bypass “Daemon is inhibited”

When GParted is open, I cannot use the GUI to mount, unmount, or do other operations to partitions. The GUI (includes GNOME, KDE, and Xfce) complains that the "daemon is inhibited". However, if I ...
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1answer
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Option to set a drive letter missing

So.. I need to edit the BCD for a partition on my local hard disk using a program called EasyBCD. This program needs the partition to be mounted (have a drive letter) so it can access \Boot\BCD, but ...
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1answer
174 views

Windows 7 not mounting volume on restart

On my system Windows 7 is not mounting one of my partitions on restart. I manually got to mount it which is really annoying. It is a HFS+ partition which needs a special driver (MacDrive) to be ...
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1answer
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Mount a Second Partition of a USB Drive on Windows

I have a Pen-drive of 8GB, I have 2 partitions on it, one of 15MB and another of the remaining (7GB+). I know that Windows only recognizes the first partition, is there any way to mount the second ...
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Where did my partition go?

Yesterday, I reinstalled Windows Vista and now I want to recover my old data from the old partition. But the partition isn't visible. Where did it go?
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Unable to create filesystem on new partition - Amazon EC2 instance

I created a new partition /dev/xvda1p1 on linux amazon ami. After that i am unable to create a filesystem. What is the issue? # fdisk -l Disk /dev/xvda1: 8589 MB, 8589934592 bytes 255 heads, 63 ...
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TrueCrypt System Favorite Volume doesn't mount automatically on boot

I've encrypted my system partition using TrueCrypt and I've read that I can mount my encrypted data partition (TrueCrypt volume) on boot by making it a "System Favorite" and giving it the same ...
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How can I mount a disk image?

I have a disk image myimage.disk which contains the partition table and a primary partition (i.e. a FAT32 filesystem). Think that as a USB pen image. I want to mount the primary partition to a local ...
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1answer
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NTFS mounting problem

Partitions Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 2048 53944319 26971136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT /dev/sda2 53946272 60034904 3044316+ ...
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Cannot mount openSuSE NTFS partitions that were automatically created

I am using openSuSE and Windows 7 together. Partitions Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System /dev/sda1 2048 53944319 26971136 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT ...
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1answer
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Moving new drive volume out of /media

I have the following filesystem: Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on /dev/sda1 33G 2.7G 29G 9% / udev 1007M 232K 1007M 1% /dev none ...
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1answer
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Mounting a partition as your Music folder in Ubuntu 10.4

I have installed a new hard drive and partitioned some space that I am wanting to use for keeping my Music files on. I have entered a line into the /etc/fstab file that I believe mounts the partition ...
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Windows Software to Mount Volume/Partition Image File

Last night I had a BSOD a couple of minutes after moving a file. After a reboot, I found that the file was gone (it was deleted from the source partition and not present on the destination). I took ...
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3answers
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How to move the srv directory to another partition?

When installing Ubuntu (10.04) I chose the /home to be installed in a separate partition. I would now like to move the /srv directory into the same partition. The problem I found is that Ubuntu did ...
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Hide non VHD partitions

I have two partition on my HDD: C and D. On D: I have a vhd image (with windows 7 ultimate) that I use to boot from. When I'm running the OS from VHD I can still access my physical parititons. Is it ...
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Ubuntu cannot see portable hdd with 2 partitions

I don't know why but Ubuntu v9.10 isn't showing up one of it's partitions in my portable HDD. Only the 2nd partition is shown, and I can't find the 1st one. What might be a solution to this?
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Grub Setup(hd0) Error Cannot mount selected partition

I have created a NTFS Partition(/dev/sda3) and copy the grub files in it in the following path: /dev/sda3/boot/grub/ then tried to install the grub by using following commands: grub> root ...
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401 views

Use hard disk image like a regular hard disk on Linux

If you have a hard disk image (including partition table, multiple partitions,...), is it possible to let Linux treat it as a regular hard disk? By "regular hard disk" I mean I would like to have the ...
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fdisk -l shows a partition is not in /dev directory

I am having troubles on mounting my ntfs hard drive on linux. I am running ophcrack live CD. fdisk shows me the hard drive I have installed on my computer fdisk -l Disk /dev/hdc: 30.0 GB, ...
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How to rescan and remount drives on Ubuntu Hardy or Jaunty?

When I connect an USB drive to an Ununtu Hardy and Jaunty system, the system mounts the partitions found on the drive, and opens a Nautilus window for each mounted partitions. Within Nautilus, I am ...
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I mounted an extra partition for a Linux account and found it unmounted after reboot. Why?

I have an extra ext3 primary partition that I wanted to mount for a particular Linux user account. I ran mkdir, mount, chown, and all was good. However, upon reboot I have discovered that the ...
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Prevent a partition on a USB drive auto-mounting in Linux

On Linux (Gnome desktop) how do you prevent one of the partitions on an external USB drive auto-mounting when it attached to the machine? I don't just want to prevent the Nautilus window from popping ...
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How to get a reinstall of Ubuntu to recognize /home partition?

I have been running Ubuntu 9.04 since it's release and on my last install adventure I took the plunge and created a seperate partition for my /home directory. For reasons not important here I needed ...