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mount usb hd vfat logical partition problem?

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Hi there,

 

I want to mount a usb harddrive which is partitioned with a logical partition in windows. I get the error blabla (aren't you trying to mount an extended partition, instead of some logical partition inside? ) The answer is yes I think, but how do I mount this logical partition of the usb harddrive?

 

TNX in advance!!

 

Onno-zel

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To mount external usb Harddrive.

Code:
# mount -t vfat /dev/sdaX /mnt/wherever

 

X = 1-4 Primary partition. 5 or greater Logical partition.

 

What you most likely have is your first primary partition is a extended partition

which has been divided in logical partitions. so in this case your first partition

would be /dev/sda5.

 

to view partitions try

Code:
# fdisk /dev/sda

<p> to view actual partitions on disk.

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