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Re: [SLE] The great vanishing usbdisk
  • From: Andres Mejia <mcitadel@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 20:28:25 -0400
  • Message-id: <200604122028.26011.mcitadel@xxxxxxxxx>
I had a similar problem. What I did was add the disk using the yast
partitioner but without reformatting. Then I manually changed the entries
in /etc/fstab to use the correct filesystem and use the proper options. It
worked. I hope you haven't reformatted your drive yet.


On Wednesday 12 April 2006 14:36, Peter N. Spotts wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Apr 2006 20:35:10 +0200
>
> Per Jessen <per@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Peter N. Spotts wrote:
> > > Thanks...my biggest concern with the "free" label is that somehow I
> > > inadvetantly wiped the disk clean...it was my backup while I was
> > > reintalling SuSE...
> >
> > It's possible that it was only the partition-table that got wiped,
> > hence my suggestion to try to repartition. As long as you don't
> > reformat, repartitioning won't destroy anything.
> >
> >
> > /Per Jessen, Z├╝rich
>
> Thanks!
>
> Pete

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