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Re: [SLE] mounting problem
  • From: Christopher Mahmood <ckm@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 5 Feb 2003 15:13:53 -0800
  • Message-id: <20030205231353.GL17129@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
* kathee (kat@xxxxxxxxx) [030205 14:52]:
> This is probably stupid, but without trying each and every
> mount/filesystem type, is there a way to tell the filesystem of a
> formatted disk? I can see the label with fdisk -- and it says Linux 83,
> but I was told it was reiserfs, but get the error:

83 is just the partition type, it could be any number of things.
Try
mount -t auto /dev/hdc1 /mnt

> Oh, one other issue -- it was a part of a ATARAID/mirror set before, but
> I would think since it was a mirror I should be able to mount the good
> one (the other died as did the motherboard).

Ah. No, that's not the way RAID works.

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-ckm

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