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Usually it is "/dev/sda" for sata disks Kevin Mulvaney (looksee) said on 2008-06-19: #2 I tried sudo /dev/hda no luck still came up with unable to open /dev/hda. FranDango View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by FranDango Thread Tools Show Printable Version Email this Page Search this Thread Advanced Try it by typing it in. Ask a question Edit question Subscribers Subscribe Subscribe someone else • Take the tour • Read the guide © 2004-2016 CanonicalLtd. • Terms of use • Contact Launchpad Support • this contact form

What is your mount point? Even 'fdisk -l' shows nothing. Kevin Mulvaney (looksee) said on 2008-06-20: #6 The code was already appended to "/boot/grub/menu.lst" with the additional line "save default" which I'd already deleted. Just starting out and have a question? http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-newbie-8/fdisk-unable-to-open-dev-hda-142347/

dstewMay 19th, 2008, 05:17 PMPost the output of sudo fdisk -l gregorio-magnoMay 19th, 2008, 09:26 PMDisk /dev/sda: 40.0 GB, 40007761920 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4864 cylinders Units = cylinders of The second paragraph should have come first. Then go to Applications --> Accessories --> System Tools and you can set up the drive to be auto-mounted by following the instructions and it will then be added to /etc/fstab Failed to mount '/dev/sda2': Invalid argument The device '/dev/sda2' doesn't have a valid NTFS.

I just upgraded to Centos5 and now my hard drives are acting all weird.My partitions exsist, but can't be accessed by the mdadm tool. Built-in HDD = No Drive Int Selectable Bay = Secondary IDE(170H/IRQ15) What do I do now? Press OK to reboot your system. Not a member yet?

Comment 1 Cristian Gafton 2000-02-17 18:37:59 EST I suppose you need to create a mknod for the hda first. So, at the boot prompt, just type "linux expert" and when you get to the Installation Class screen (where you select Workstation or Server or Custom, etc.) there is a little Home Forum Today's Posts | FAQ | Calendar | Community Groups | Forum Actions Mark Forums Read | Quick Links View Site Leaders | Unanswered Posts | Forum Rules Articles Marketplace https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/36590 The following is the spec of my system: Dell XPS-P90, Hard Disk: Western Digital, 1G E-IDE 16M RAM #9 Imagine 128 Video Card MediaVision Premium 3D Sony CDU-55S cd-rom drive(SCSI) Linux

slackie1000 Linux - Hardware 5 01-27-2004 05:29 AM fdisk returns "unable to find /dev/hda" cfdisk crashes. I've wasted too much time searching the archives and I've found nothing. I get a "Unable to open /dev/hda" message when I try to. Part of my problem is that I have no means to review the SCSI diagnostic information during boot (it scrolls off the screen in a blink).

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You should run chkdsk. This can happen if you copy and paste the command. Format For Printing -XML -Clone This Bug -Top of page First Last Prev Next This bug is not in your last search results. fdisk unable to read /dev/hda 6.

After all you said you just removed from the end of the partition. http://optimisersonpc.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-freeglut-lib.html Most likely you are missing the udev-Package inyour NFSROOT (and thus there is no such file/device as hda in your /devdirectory).HTH,Michael-------------- next part --------------A non-text attachment was scrubbed...Name: not availableType: application/pgp-signatureSize: If grub is not working you will need to re-install the windows boot sector. fsck.ext2: Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open /dev/sda The superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2 filesystem.

this is an installer problem Comment 2 Jay Turner 2000-02-18 06:56:59 EST Fdisk is available to the user in expert mode in the 6.1 release. Last edited by Peacedog; 02-04-2004 at 06:43 PM. As for the new-thread-in-a-thread by 'tester ^ ^': your /dev/hda3 partition is a logical volume, that's the reason why gparted doesn't deal with it. http://optimisersonpc.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-setup-exe.html any help would be appreciated Regards, - Smiling Gandalf Ptero-4May 21st, 2008, 08:46 PMYou can always use photorec to get your data back.

I've spent the weekend trying to install Slackware 2.0.1 on my ASUS PCI-486SP3 with NCR53C810 onboard SCSI enabled. [email protected] Discussion: cant open /dev/hda (too old to reply) David Miller 2006-02-28 01:58:32 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Hi all,I'm new to FAI so please bear with me.I'm trying to install etch with Home | New | Search | [?] | Reports | Requests | Help | NewAccount | Log In [x] | Forgot Password Login: [x] | Report Bugzilla Bug Legal [Date Prev][Date

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The screen comes up "starting up" then nothing. Linux Archive Last edited by FranDango; 09-20-2008 at 06:33 AM. bumanieMay 16th, 2008, 06:33 PMPlease post teh output of cat /etc/fstab gregorio-magnoMay 16th, 2008, 07:08 PMThis is my fstab file: # /etc/fstab: static file system information. # #

My whole setup is fubar - ubuntu is installed on a couple of logical partitions, and I'm running Grub with XP. This book contains many real life examples derived from the author's experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. Most likely you are missing the udev-Package inyour NFSROOT (and thus there is no such file/device as hda in your /devdirectory).HTH,Michael__________________________________________________This Message is intended for the addressee named and may contain his comment is here Thanks for the advice, much apreciated Ubuntu seems to have found all the files on my hard drive, even though it says that the drive is 'unpartitioned.' only a few videos

Ubuntu is recognizing the disk is there but cannot mount it; It suggested I force mount it, which i did but it says the ntfs signature is missing. I FTP'd boot and root disk images for NCR and COLOR144. cirofren Linux - Newbie 2 11-06-2003 01:03 AM All times are GMT -5. I have rebooted to no avail.for example:# mdadm --create /dev/md0 --level=1 --raid-devices=2 /dev/hdb1 /dev/hdc1mdadm: Cannot open /dev/hdb: Device or resource busymdadm: Cannot open /dev/hdc: Device or resource busymdadm: create aborted# fdisk

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Volume is corrupt. If the disk is there physically, but not shown in the list, then it's either corrupted or unsupported. What does this disk look like in GPartEd? [or have I missed something obvious?] Smiling_gandalfMay 20th, 2008, 09:30 PMI have been having a similar problem; I recently decided to shrink my fdisk: Cannot open /dev/hda......what now? 1 post • Page:1 of 1 All times are UTC Board index Spam Report One Search Engine, 3 million Tech Posts, 15 Million Tech Replies Modal

To be able to use fdisk, I need to open a virtual shell using Ctrl-Alt-F2. 2) When I try to use fdisk in the virtual shell using "fdisk /dev/hda", I get Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started All rights reserved. Top gerald_clark Posts: 10595 Joined: 2005/08/05 15:19:54 Location: Northern Illinois, USA Re: mdadm: Cannot open /dev/hdb: Device or resource busy Quote Postby gerald_clark » 2009/03/05 14:34:05 This error often occurs when

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