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How to mount a NTFS/GPT 4TB drive in Linux Rescue?


theatheist
06-01-2015, 03:55
Quote Originally Posted by Careimages
Ok so that looks like the NTFS partition on /dev/sdb is /dev/sdb2 NOT /dev/sdb1 (sdb1 is some sort of special Microsoft partition).
Thanks much appreciated. It was sdb2 not sdb1, thanks for your help

Careimages
05-01-2015, 10:02
Ok so that looks like the NTFS partition on /dev/sdb is /dev/sdb2 NOT /dev/sdb1 (sdb1 is some sort of special Microsoft partition).

theatheist
05-01-2015, 00:18
root@rescue:~# parted -l
Model: ATA HGST HUS724040AL (scsi)
Disk /dev/sda: 4001GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: msdos
Disk Flags:

Number Start End Size Type File system Flags
1 512B 2199GB 2199GB primary ntfs boot


Model: ATA HGST HUS724040AL (scsi)
Disk /dev/sdb: 4001GB
Sector size (logical/physical): 512B/512B
Partition Table: gpt
Disk Flags:

Number Start End Size File system Name Flags
1 17.4kB 134MB 134MB Microsoft reserved partition msftr es
2 135MB 4001GB 4001GB ntfs Basic data partition msftd ata

Careimages
04-01-2015, 10:12
as a first step try:

parted -l

to see what partitions are on your disks

theatheist
04-01-2015, 07:08
bump

theatheist
03-01-2015, 08:15
Hey guys, I'm trying to mount my 2nd drive in Linux rescue but having problems. Usually I would mount using "mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/" or "mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/" etc but just keep getting...


Code:
root@rescue:~# mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/
mount: block device /dev/sdb1 is write-protected, mounting read-only
NTFS signature is missing.
Failed to mount '/dev/sdb1': Invalid argument
The device '/dev/sdb1' doesn't seem to have a valid NTFS.
Maybe the wrong device is used? Or the whole disk instead of a
partition (e.g. /dev/sda, not /dev/sda1)? Or the other way around?
I've tried sdb or sdb1 but get same issue. Does anybody know the correct way to mount this drive? I'm sure I've done it this same way in past?