grub/partitions probs NEW

Bill's LFS Login lfsbill at wlmcs.com
Wed Jan 15 14:33:54 PST 2003


On Wed, 15 Jan 2003, Blender wrote:

> > Hi all,
> >
> > My /dev/hda looks like this:
> >
> > /hda1    -> host OS /boot (ext3)
> > /hda2    -> /home (LFS, ext3)
> > /hda3    -> swap
> > /hda4    (extended linux partition, type 0x82)
> >     /hda5    -> /tmp (LFS, ext3)
> >     /hda6    -> /var (LFS, ext3)
> >     /hda7    -> /mnt/lfs on host OS, / on LFS? (ext3)
> >     /hda8    -> /usr (LFS, ext3)
> ><snip>

> Sorry for the confusion, I meant hda1, but as a matter of fact I can mount
> it now.
>
> mount -t ext3 /dev/hda1 /mnt/hda1
>
> now works. I just don't know why I had to include -t ext3, I didn't have to
> do that for all the other ext3 partitions. Strange.
>
><snip>

Hmmm... is the partition type correct? The "ntfs" makes me think that
maybe partition type was not correctly set in (c)fdisk? Take a look and
see if that was it. You should be able to fix it and remove the -t ext3
if so.

-- 
Bill Maltby
lfsbill at wlmcs.com

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