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Re: Strange behaviour non-linux partitions: HELP



On Fri, 2004-10-29 at 21:03, Hans Troost wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> About a week ago Michael Schwendt helped me out after I used qtparted to create a FAT32 partition on my disk, which damaged my configuration. I had to change my grub.conf, the fstab etc.... (could not boot anymore). After that everything seems to work fine again, but...
> 
> now some problems come up with my non-linux partitions: I mount them (also have the NTFS-driver installed), see them but...
> 
> I don't see "normal" windows files on it (for example /dev/hda2 is my WinXP boot partition, working fine, /dev/hda10 contains some file I placed there with fedora, before the "crash")
> The strange thing is: on the "non-linux" drives (both the NTFS and the VFAT ones) I see only the files that really are on /dev/hda9.
> To be honest: /dev/hda9 indeed is the new VFAT-partition I created with qtparted, causing the "crash"
> 
> The WinXP installation still works fine and I placed a partition-specific named, empty text-file on each partition, using WinXP.
> The file on /dev/hda9 (called g-30.txt (G:-drive on windows, 30Gb) is shown on /dev/hda2, dev/hda5, dev/hda10 and /dev/hda11 as the only file (which is correct for /dev/hda9, is is the first and only file on it)
> So it seems that the drives are no longer (as it was before the crash) correctly "mapped"
> 
> So I think something more has gone wrong then I have repaired, following Michael Schwendt's instructions (thanks again Michael!!)
> 
> This is my disk:
> 
> fdisk -l output:
> 	Disk /dev/hda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
> 	255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
> 	Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
> 	
> 	Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
> 	/dev/hda1   *           1         192     1542208+  12  Compaq diagnostics
> 	/dev/hda2             193        1404     9735390    7  HPFS/NTFS
> 	/dev/hda3            1405       19457   145010722+   f  W95 Ext'd (LBA)
> 	/dev/hda5            1405        5400    32097838+   7  HPFS/NTFS
> 	/dev/hda6            5401        5413      104391   83  Linux
> 	/dev/hda7            5414        6718    10482381   83  Linux
> 	/dev/hda8            6719        6972     2040223+  82  Linux swap
> 	/dev/hda9           15149       19065    31463271    b  W95 FAT32
> 	/dev/hda10          19066       19457     3148708+   b  W95 FAT32
> 	/dev/hda11           6973       10888    31455238+   c  W95 FAT32 (LBA)
> 	
> 	Partition table entries are not in disk order
> 
> 
> This is /etc/fstab:	
> 	LABEL=/                 /                       ext3    defaults        1 1
> 	LABEL=/boot             /boot                   ext3    defaults        1 2
> 	none                    /dev/pts                devpts  gid=5,mode=620  0 0
> 	none                    /dev/shm                tmpfs   defaults        0 0
> 	none                    /proc                   proc    defaults        0 0
> 	none                    /sys                    sysfs   defaults        0 0
> 	/dev/hda8              swap                    swap    defaults        0 0
> 	/dev/cdrom              /mnt/cdrom              udf,iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
> 	/dev/cdrom1             /mnt/cdrom1             udf,iso9660 noauto,owner,kudzu,ro 0 0
> 	/dev/fd0                /mnt/floppy             auto    noauto,owner,kudzu 0 0
> 	/dev/hda2		/mnt/windows		ntfs	auto,ro,umask=000 0 0
> 	/dev/hda5		/mnt/windows		ntfs	auto,ro,umask=000 0 0
> 	/dev/hda9		/mnt/windows		vfat	auto,rw,umask=000 0 0
> 	/dev/hda10		/mnt/windows		vfat	auto,rw,umask=000 0 0
> 	/dev/hda11		/mnt/windows		vfat	auto,rw,umask=000 0 0

Why do you have 5 different partitions mounted at /mnt/windows?

Only the last of them to be mounted will be visible (most likely
/dev/hda9 from your description).

Paul.
-- 
Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org>


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