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no root partition was found : FreeBSD

I want to install freeBSD in my laptop.I already had a Ubuntu at my system.I make the partition of 40GB using GParted, to install freeBSD in to that.But when I install freeBSD on the partition ...
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545 views

Mounting Safecopy Image in Kali (Or any other OS)

I've been trying furiously for about 2 to 3 weeks to get the data off this drive. And I've had lots of learning while I've done it. However I still am with no data. I have used SafeCopy to make a copy ...
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Messed up my linux installation

I am totally new to Linux and installed a Peppermint Partition on my HD. Then I tried to install from Peppermint a live USB, but ended up mounting the image on the hard drive.Now I have this ...
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How to list HHDs as one large volume but remain independent

Is it possible to allow all hard drives to be used/listed as a single mount point in a Linux file system, but still remain independent of each other to a point of if one drive was disconnected all the ...
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UUID and Drive Cloning

I have a project that I am working on, which involves a USB Storage Device and a boo.table version of linux. The way this project is coming together, I am having multiple partitions on the USB drive ...
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Fix MacOS Mount Point

I accidentally ended up renaming my non-OS partition originally named Sanu and mounted on /Volumes/Sanu. I then tried to rename it using get info but it didn't work. So I fired up terminal, did cd /...
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808 views

OSX Automatic Unlock and Mount Encrypted User Account on Separate Partition

I am using a bootable flash drive with OSX Yosemite, a single admin account, and multiple user accounts (for testing purposes, will migrate to MacBook when I get this to work). I am trying to find a ...
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471 views

Recover data from partition formatted through Android USB

I formatted an sdcard with GParted through the USB share of an Android phone.Neither the phone, nor the computer recognize the partitions on the sdcard anymore. When I share the sdcard through USB, ...
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55 views

Mount more root folders on different partition

I want to mount several root folders on my 2GB SD card so that when the cord connecting my Mint hard drive falls loose, I won't have to reboot the system.I have already mounted /bin on the card. I ...
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Trying to mount a partition to recover files

One of the partitions on an external drive just went partway south on me. It shows up grayed out (unmounted) in Disk Utility as "disk3s5" but DU won't mount it. I ran the following:localhost:~ tod$ ...
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Unable to create filesystem on new partition - Amazon EC2 instance

I created a new partition /dev/xvda1p1 on linux amazon ami.After that i am unable to create a filesystem.What is the issue?# fdisk -lDisk /dev/xvda1: 8589 MB, 8589934592 bytes255 heads, 63 ...
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Moving new drive volume out of /media

I have the following filesystem:Filesystem Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on/dev/sda1 33G 2.7G 29G 9% /udev 1007M 232K 1007M 1% /devnone ...
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Hide non VHD partitions

I have two partition on my HDD: C and D. On D: I have a vhd image (with windows 7 ultimate) that I use to boot from.When I'm running the OS from VHD I can still access my physical parititons. Is it ...
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Apple OSX - Prevent second partition asking for FileVault Password

wonder if anyone can help... So my work provides me with a MacBook Pro, what I have done is created a second partition with a second installation of OSX for personal use when at home. Both ...
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Truecrypt mount system drive from “outside”

i am trying to mount an encrypted system disk from a Winbuilder Win 8 live disk with Truecrypt 7.1a.The encrypted disk originally has a 100GB and a 400GB partition, but truecrypts mount dialogue ...
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How to resize an lvm volume (after lvresize got corrupted. is it possible to revert?)?

I did following under the root login (shrinking /home, expanding /var):umount /homelvresize -L-7G /dev/mapper/myvg-homeit was warning:WARNING: Reducing active logical volume to 28.89 GiB...
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How to find out if a device is currently is use?

In an effort to create a Linux installation script, I'd like to check if /dev/sda is currently in use by the Kernel, and exit if so. I guess this means finding out what partitions are associated to ...
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Ubuntu cannot see portable hdd with 2 partitions

I don't know why but Ubuntu v9.10 isn't showing up one of it's partitions in my portable HDD.Only the 2nd partition is shown, and I can't find the 1st one.What might be a solution to this?
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How can I auto-mount internal NTFS HDD to encrypted /home partition with fstab?

Summary: I would like to auto-mount an internal HDD in my user home directory using fstab, but am unable to do so.I am setting up a new Thinkpad development machine with dual-boot Windows 10 and ...
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accessing hard drive data with Microsoft basic data

I had a NAS (buffalo wvl) with two hard drives in it. The NAS has just gone belly up. So I bought a new one - Synology 216j. However, I found out that 216j wipes everything that's added to it before ...
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Installing Linux Mint, how to partition disc, mount points, boot flag?

I'm getting used to Linux a bit now, came to it as an XP refugee, and am still firmly a noob. I can google until I'm blue in the face, but I still don't know enough to understand what all the ...
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489 views

Mount the second partition of an image with hdiutil

I'm trying to open a partition on my Mac (OSX Mavericks).Particularly, I've got a file.img image which includes two partitions: a boot partition and a second partition formatted in ext2.When I ...
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How can I dd a VMware disk's contents to a FAT partition?

I haven't used dd to transfer data between filesystems with different formats before, and I thought I'd post what I have. I am trying to convert a virtual machine with the disk in files under the ...
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NTFS signature is missing on mmcblk0 partition

when I run this command :mount /dev/mmcblk0p3/ /mntI get the following error :NTFS signature is missing.Failed to mount '/dev/mmcblk0p3': Invalid argumentThe device '/dev/mmcblk0p3' doesn't ...
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Unable to mount mmcblk partition on linux

Im running Kali live on USB and Im trying to access a Windows 10 partition (because Windows has a password that we forgot about and Im trying to alter the SAM fileon HD drives i just use mount /dev/...
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linux 3.0.35 'mount -t ext3 /dev/mmcblk0p1 /mnt' hangs

We are using linux 3.0.35. We are using a Q7 arm7 SOM. Recently the SOM manufacturer introduced 16GB emmc storage (was 4 GB). Partition 1 (/dev/mmcblk0p1) is now larger than for the 4GB SOM. Partition ...
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Mounting partition Image, mount takes whole disk size

So i've build a backup and restore system in our network with clonezilla and an tftp server runing ubuntu.To also extract single files out of the Images i wrote a bash script that gets the images ...
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391 views

Android partition layout - partitions are double mounted?

I'm currently trying to understand the android init/boot process and am playing with a Pixel XL with stock firmware (Android 7.1.0, Build NDE36H). I unlocked the bootloader, rooted the device (flashed ...
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Disk size shown to be less than 100Mb for a 1To drive

Good evening,I am trying to setup a backup disk on my Debian server, but it is recognized as having only 96Mb of space, when it's a 2To hard disk. I let you see it by yourself :[This means the ...
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Error in logging into Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS

After doing a regular update, the system hangs on:I tried to login using Live CD and it seems that the used partition is not mounted any more. /dev/loop0 squashfs /rofs /dev/sda1 ...
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How to recover ddrescue image from failing hard drive

I have a WD Elements with 2 partitions (HFS for Time Machine and NTFS for personal data), the hard drive stop being recognized, under Windows tell that I need to format the driver. I test with S.M.A.R....
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453 views

ext4 partition type unknow after restart and cannot be mount

After restarting my pc, I've stuck on error of my /home partition. It cannot be mount. Partition table is unknown. For this partition I had dedicated Goodram ssd 250 gb drive. On this disk there was ...
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Macbook confuses mount path of partitions from 2 different external disks

after copying a big amount of data from one 3tb disk (Mother) to another (Backup) overnight i put my computer out. After i put it on again it took about 30 min for "Mother" to reappear with the ...
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Harddisk not mounting: not recognized under Devices - Ubuntu

I am using Ubuntu 14.04 desktop computer.According to my code I mounted my harddrive and then copy a file in it. I also use 2 USB for this copy operation. Today I got into trouble. Firstly one of ...
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Cannot mount /dev/sdb1, getting a bad option, bad superblock error

Trying to mount /dev/sdb1 on my linux server and I am getting the following error. Here is the output of the mount command as well as mount, lsblk, and fdisk -l. I see in fdisk -l that dev/sdb shows a ...
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Linux mount point for shared data partition in multiboot

I am following up on the top answer in this old thread:Partitioning a Linux based systemI just want to ask what mount point I should assign to the shared data partition when installing the first ...