None have helped me nail this down yet. Peter vanadiumApril 7th, 2010, 01:12 PMThe problem is that your external harddisk did not show up in the output of "sudo fdisk -l". I can't make heads or tails of it either. I can find the sdb1 external HDD with lsblk and I can find something with dmesg | more. (How I can put screenshots here?). weblink
dino99April 6th, 2010, 05:44 PMgoto system --admin --mountManager and check that you have rights to mount a device (admin by default, so change with user) peter_kintApril 6th, 2010, 05:47 PMNo, Ubuntu, Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the If you'd like to contribute content, let us know. Hardware USB - /dev/sda1 is not a block device If this is your first visit, be sure to check out the FAQ by clicking the link above. http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-general-1/mount-dev-sdb1-is-not-a-valid-block-device-329834/
GParted doesnt even find/list the HD 4. Ubuntu Edgy Gnome with Beryl for some eye-candy. Posted by cbagger01 on Feb. 07 2004,21:49 Try checking this web site to see if your Camera is supported by the Linux mass storage driver.
I can see the external HD in the display and it's name seems to be 'sdf', but when I select it, the options (to mount it) are grayed out. Here we go...1. Randy Reply With Quote 08-14-2003,07:33 AM #9 mdwatts View Profile View Forum Posts Grand Master Join Date Dec 1999 Location Toronto Posts 39,320 Does the Digital Camera HOWTO tell you exactly Sudo Ntfsfix /dev/sdb1 Try running sudo fdisk -l to find out the device name.
What does ls -l /dev/sda1 return? Error Mounting /dev/sdb1 Ubuntu You may find that the /dev/sda* entries have disappeared and are not being correctly re-created for some reason.Also, let us know what SD Card iamge and version you're using on the SEARCH FIRST... Read More Here Last edited by s1ln7m4s7r (2013-03-27 19:08:14) Offline #11 2013-03-28 05:37:22 SgrA Member Registered: 2011-06-08 Posts: 36 Re: [SOLVED] /dev/root is not a valid block device Here's the fstab:# # /etc/fstab: static
I don't have any sdd. Error Mounting /dev/sda4 At /media/ peter_kintApril 6th, 2010, 04:37 PMYou can try checking its file system with the following command: sudo fsck.vfat -y -v /dev/sdf1 Fat32 is ok for basic usage, but you'd probably be better Visit the following links: Site Howto | Site FAQ | Sitemap | Register Now If you have any problems with the registration process or your account login, please contact us. Ex: mount /media/sda1If not, try mounting the partition shown by fdisk after creating the directory in /mnt.
Sorry for the long post but I figured too much info up front is better than too little. http://www.textndata.com/forums/mount-dev-sda1-not-valid-272774.html Any suggestions would be very helpful. Error Mounting Mount /dev/sdb1 Is Not A Valid Block Device mrBen Trying doing a modprobe ide-scsi and see if that helps. Error Mounting /dev/sda2 At /media/ I suppose I should unmount it and mount it somewhere else and give it a proper name, but I never learned those commands and what I do now works well enough.
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Ex: "mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/sda1"The drive may not have been properly shutdown. M/B: SOYO KX400 DRAGON Processor: AMD ATHALON XP 2200 OS's: R.H 8.0 and WIN2000PRO Distributed Computing: [email protected] and [email protected] Reply With Quote 08-15-2003,07:52 PM #13 rstebb02 View Profile View Forum Posts Doing 'lsmod' showed that usb-storage and sg modules were NOT loaded, so I loaded them with insmod usb-storage and insmod sg. check over here From what I understand its just used for hot plugging.
By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features. /dev/sdb1 Is Not A Block Device The device should then be created automatically for you to mount with the command you used.can you try the following after the mount command [email protected]:~# ls -l /dev/sda*you should get a All rights reserved.
Greetings –Quantum Jumping Feb 17 '15 at 5:53 It's all text, select,copy paste. peter mikewhateverApril 6th, 2010, 05:00 PMNo, Ubuntu, and other modern Linux distros, have no problem with ntfs. This is unrelated to the current problem though, it's just a mistake that a lot of users seem to make. Is Not A Valid Block Device Mount Cifs The situation is: 1) there's a SATA hard disk recognized as /dev/sda; 2) using dmesg I found out that the USB port I'd like to use is recognized as /dev/sdb1; 3)
About the Ubuntu-version: 1. Site best viewed with any browser other than that pollutant - the blue e.Help Register Log in Remember Me? The "command not found" is just a PATH problem with any luck. http://intelishade.net/error-mounting/error-mounting-dev-sda2-at-media.html They hope these examples will help you to get a better understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own.