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Re: [opensuse] /dev/sda1 is not a valid block device : not able mount any SDA partition
On 10/05/2012 02:19 PM, Per Jessen wrote:
ellanios, what happens if you do a simply "mount /dev/sda1 /mnt" ?

If that fails, please post outout from "ls -l /dev/sda*"
and "ls -l /dev/disk/by-id".

It is probably also worth looking in the "dmesg" output to see if you
can spot anything unusual.
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Hello Per - thank you

here are commands & result :
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# mount /dev/sda1 /mnt
mount: /dev/sda1 is not a valid block device

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ls -l /dev/sda*
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 0 Oct 5 13:19 /dev/sda
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 1 Oct 5 12:08 /dev/sda1
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 2 Oct 5 12:08 /dev/sda2
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 3 Oct 5 12:08 /dev/sda3
brw-rw---- 1 root disk 8, 4 Oct 5 13:18 /dev/sda4

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i am not experienced to know :((
this bit of dmesg seems to refer to sda :
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0.617042] ata3: SATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xd080 ctl 0xd000 bmdma 0xc800 irq 19
[ 0.617044] ata4: SATA max UDMA/133 cmd 0xcc00 ctl 0xc880 bmdma 0xc808 irq 19
[ 0.790088] ata3.01: ATA-8: WDC WD10EAVS-00M4B0, 01.00A01, max UDMA/133
[ 0.790092] ata3.01: 1953525168 sectors, multi 16: LBA48 NCQ (depth 0/32)
[ 0.792176] ata4.01: ATAPI: Optiarc DVD RW AD-5260S, 1.00, max UDMA/100
[ 0.796515] ata3.01: configured for UDMA/133
[ 0.798177] ata4.01: configured for UDMA/100
[ 0.830009] ata1.01: ATA-7: ST3320620A, 3.AAF, max UDMA/100
[ 0.830012] ata1.01: 625142448 sectors, multi 16: LBA48
[ 0.830016] ata1.01: limited to UDMA/33 due to 40-wire cable
[ 0.862014] usb 1-1: new high-speed USB device number 2 using ehci_hcd
[ 0.904921] ata1.01: configured for UDMA/33
[ 0.905053] scsi 0:0:1:0: Direct-Access ATA ST3320620A 3.AA PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
[ 0.905244] sd 0:0:1:0: [sda] 625142448 512-byte logical blocks: (320 GB/298 GiB)
[ 0.905279] sd 0:0:1:0: [sda] Write Protect is off
[ 0.905281] sd 0:0:1:0: [sda] Mode Sense: 00 3a 00 00
[ 0.905296] sd 0:0:1:0: [sda] Write cache: enabled, read cache: enabled, doesn't support DPO or FUA
[ 0.905422] scsi 2:0:1:0: Direct-Access ATA WDC WD10EAVS-00M 01.0 PQ: 0 ANSI: 5
[ 0.905589] sd 2:0:1:0: [sdb] 1953525168 512-byte logical blocks: (1.00 TB/931 GiB)
[ 0.905626] sd 2:0:1:0: [sdb] Write Protect is off

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thank you


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