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dstewMay 28th, 2008, 01:30 PMFirst, check to see if the mount point directory is there. dstewMay 19th, 2008, 05:17 PMPost the output of sudo fdisk -l gregorio-magnoMay 19th, 2008, 09:26 PMDisk /dev/sda: 40.0 GB, 40007761920 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4864 cylinders Units = cylinders of What does this disk look like in GPartEd? [or have I missed something obvious?] Smiling_gandalfMay 20th, 2008, 09:30 PMI have been having a similar problem; I recently decided to shrink my To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. ** If you are logged in, most ads will not be displayed. ** Linuxforums now have a peek at this web-site

Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search This is starting to sound like a bug. For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. Thanks for the advice, much apreciated Ubuntu seems to have found all the files on my hard drive, even though it says that the drive is 'unpartitioned.' only a few videos http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-newbie-8/fdisk-unable-to-open-dev-hda-142347/

Edit your /boot/grub/grub.conf to achieve this.How to do :my english not good , i hope you can understand my words...1. Bob Ficklin 2. Thanks for your help.RodNext Page... I even tried "cfdisk -z /dev/hda" as suggested by others.So at this point I need some help to figure out what is happening.

Can't install - fdisk: Unable to read /dev/hda 10. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. I have a 540MB SCSI disk with a single primary DOS partition and a second 1GB SCSI disk unpartitioned for Linux. Thanks.

Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.2Copyright ©2000 - 2016, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd. Most likely you are missing the udev-Package inyour NFSROOT (and thus there is no such file/device as hda in your /devdirectory).HTH,Michael__________________________________________________This Message is intended for the addressee named and may contain https://answers.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+question/36590 Thanks again.RodOkay, then read the output of dmesg through and see if there are any clues to why your drive isn't recognized.

Normally, you would want it to be primary master. I found using file browser the folder "proc" and inside that the File "Partitions" and this was empty. All rights reserved. So then reading here, I thought I would try to partition the disk with cfdisk.

When I start cfdisk, it immediately comes up with an error that says "Fatal Error: cannot open disk drive". https://www.redhat.com/archives/kickstart-list/2001-December/msg00111.html FAILED Attempting to correct errors... However, I cannot believe that I am doing anything strange that hasn't been done before. Buslogic FlashPoint LW(BT-950) support? 5.

ShowMeTV avi file conversion? 7. Check This Out I FTP'd boot and root disk images for NCR and COLOR144. dstewMay 21st, 2008, 09:13 PMTo the original poster, /dev/sda2 is an extended partition and cannot be mounted because is has no file system on it. Is this machine hosed or what?

I've spent the weekend trying to install Slackware 2.0.1 on my ASUS PCI-486SP3 with NCR53C810 onboard SCSI enabled. I am trying to install Slackware Linux. Bug9454 - fdisk returns "Unable to open /dev/hda" during installation Summary: fdisk returns "Unable to open /dev/hda" during installation Status: CLOSED NOTABUG Aliases: None Product: Red Hat Linux Classification: Retired Component: Source Once that was done, the install proceeded normally.

fdisk /dev/sdi; "Unable to open /dev/sdi" 4. Register. 09-12-2009 #1 gozo311 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Just Joined! It worked perfectly when I was using NFS to install.

Isn't it sda5 that you should mount?

Top vrtemjin Posts: 1 Joined: 2009/03/05 04:30:25 Re: mdadm: Cannot open /dev/hdb: Device or resource busy Quote Postby vrtemjin » 2009/03/05 04:34:05 Try to Read this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MdadmKnown problemsA common error when Eudora 2 or 3 -like program for linux ?? 3. I modified these to be correct and tried again but with the same result.Other thoughts? I am mostly a Linux/Unix neophyte so keep that in mind.

Top gerald_clark Posts: 10595 Joined: 2005/08/05 15:19:54 Location: Northern Illinois, USA Re: mdadm: Cannot open /dev/hdb: Device or resource busy Quote Postby gerald_clark » 2009/03/05 14:34:05 This error often occurs when Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ I want to learn as much as I can, and would really appreciate any help. http://sauvblog.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-ws2-32-lib.html Last edited by Peacedog; 02-04-2004 at 06:43 PM.

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Ask a question Edit question Subscribers Subscribe Subscribe someone else • Take the tour • Read the guide © 2004-2016 CanonicalLtd. • Terms of use • Contact Launchpad Support • at the console (alt+F2), I try 'fdisk /dev/had' with the error "unable to open /dev/hda" . Just starting out and have a question? If so, it sounds like it's not seated properly or just plain bad.

Introduction to Linux - A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started And, maybe there is a hidden character in the mount point name. However, that installation failed. The time now is 10:28 AM.

Join Date Jun 2008 Posts 5 ah, yes. Michael Tautschnig 2006-02-28 09:39:49 UTC PermalinkRaw Message Post by David MillerHi all,I'm new to FAI so please bear with me.I'm trying to install etch with FAI with nfsroot and PXE booting.the Can you help with this problem? I also deleted #hidden menu, but windows still will not boot Theodotos Andreou (theodotos) said on 2008-06-20: #7 Do an "fdisk -l /dev/sda" and see the exact logical name of the

ASUS PCI-486SP3->fdisk /dev/sdb - unable to open /dev/sdb??? I get a "Unable to open /dev/hda" message when I try to. Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. Or the whole disk instead of a partition (e.g. /dev/hda, not /dev/hda1)?