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Re: FC6 Can't see partition?



On Mon, 2007-01-08 at 10:47 -0500, Kevin H. Hobbs wrote:
> In Fedora Core 6 I can not mount the partition on one of my hard
> disks.
> It was fine in FC5, and I can mount it in the FC5 rescue disk. The
> device entries /dev/hdc and /dev/hdc1 exist. It seems like it was
> noticed during boot because I see a message in /var/log/messages :
> 
> Jan  4 18:21:13 gargon kernel: hdc: 390721968 sectors (200049 MB)
> w/8192KiB Cache,CHS=24321/255/63, UDMA(100)
> Jan  4 18:21:13 gargon kernel: hdc: cache flushes supported
> Jan  4 18:21:13 gargon kernel:  hdc: hdc1
> 
> When I try to mount it I get :
> 
> sudo mount /dev/hdc1 /tmp/hdc1/
> mount: /dev/hdc1 is not a valid block device 

A brute force and ignorance idea, but as a *last* resort, you might try
firing up that rescue disc that could read it, and re-write the
partition tables (with the same configuration).

I wonder if it's the /dev/hdc1 that's a problem, rather than the file
system on the drive.



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