Disk troubles (again...)
cnorman at rnibncw.ac.uk
Thu Jan 12 13:05:21 UTC 2006
The last lot of troubles don't matter, it's just this formatting. I seem to
have fixed the problem by giving it a msdos disk label and creating a
partition with parted and now I've used mkfs.ext2 to make an ext2 partition
on it and it seems to work. How can I get it to mount automatically?
Cheers, and sorry for the last post, I've just been fiddling round with it
and happened to stumble on the fact that all my other disks had msdos
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From: "Systems Administrator" <sysadmin at drc.co.ke>
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Sent: Thursday, January 12, 2006 4:58 AM
Subject: Re: Disk troubles (again...)
Chris Norman said:
> Hi people, How do I format a disk for linux, I tried recovering my 114 gig
> I was having the last lot of troubles with, but I am having problems with
> that too.
wht kind of troubles??..be specific!!
> I tried using parted /dev/hdb then mklabel bsd and then exit, that seemed
> to go well. But then when I tried fdisk -l /dev/hdb, it said there wasn't
> a valid partition table. How do I do this please? I just want 1 ext2
> partition filling the hole disk.
why dont you use automatic partioning and formatting..??
> Chris Norman <!-- chris.norman4 at ntlworld.com --> Selling cheap but
> functional shell accounts.
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