Re: [linux-audio-user] [OT] problem mounting /dev/hda

From: Jan Weil <Jan.Weil@email-addr-hidden>
Date: Thu Jun 23 2005 - 16:42:08 EEST

Hi Dave,

Am Donnerstag, den 23.06.2005, 08:49 -0400 schrieb Dave Phillips:
> Here's the trouble: I want to access a disk (/dev/hda2) from RH9, the
> disk to access is set up for FC3. I've tried every option I can think of
> for mounting but the best I get is this error:
> [root@email-addr-hidden mnt]# mount -t auto -o rw /dev/hda2 /mnt/deva2/
> mount: you must specify the filesystem type
> /dev/hda1 will mount properly with mount's defaults. What's the
> problem with /dev/hda2 ??
> Both disks are Planet CCRMA installations. As far as I can tell the
> filesystem for hda2 is ext3, but specifying that filesystem doesn't work.

recent kernels list all supported filesystem types in /proc/filesystems.
If ext3 is not part of this list then you're somewhat out of luck, at
least as long as no newer kernel is available. It might be possible to
reverse your ext3 system back to ext2, though. Check out mke2fs(8).


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