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Re: [opensuse] how to install usb external disk
  • From: Primm <lynn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2006 21:02:09 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612232102.09409.lynn@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Saturday 23 December 2006 20:40, Leendert Meyer wrote:
> On Saturday 23 December 2006 20:23, Primm wrote:
> > When I plug it in nothing happens. Trying to mount /dev/sda gives:
> >
> > mount /dev/sda /mnt
> > mount: No medium found
>
> This is like mounting a CDROM with no CD in it.
>
> Instead of sda, you should use dm-0 or dm-1.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Leen

I get:

mount /dev/dm-0 /mnt
mount: /dev/dm-0: can't read superblock

and:

mount /dev/dm-1 /mnt
mount: special device /dev/dm-1 does not exist

Still no joy.
Steve.
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