Re: AMBER: read the data

From: Esther Brugger <esther_brugger.yahoo.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 2007 12:22:50 -0800 (PST)

Thanks for all your kind help!

Ilyas Yildirim <yildirim.pas.rochester.edu> wrote: I was following the messages that was going on between Esther and David,
and it is clear that the issue Esther is having is about installing a new
hard drive to her linux box. There is a nice article on web, which
explains this thing clearly.

http://www.linuxplanet.com/linuxplanet/tutorials/4232/1/

Good luck,

On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, David LeBard wrote:

> Hi Esther,
>
> Perhaps try unmounting the drive, then re-mount it using another filesystem
> type (with the "-t file_system" option). Do you get any error messages?
> Does dmesg tell you anything? Are you listing the directory contents in
> /mnt/external as root or your local user? Can you see files on the drive if
> you connect it to another OS? Also, it is possible to ruin your formatting
> if you unplug the usb drive in linux without unmounting it first. Did you
> do that at all? Please give as much detail as possible.
>
> All the best,
> David
>
> On 2/16/07, Esther Brugger wrote:
> >
> > Thanks! I have pass the command: mount /dev/sbd1 /mnt/external
> > then what I should do now? when I entered the directory /mnt/external, it
> > has "lost+found", there is nothing else. Is there something wrong there?
> > Thanks again for your help!
> >
> >
> > *David LeBard * wrote:
> >
> > Hi Esther,
> >
> > You probably need to pass it the filesystem type, as the error suggests.
> > The option will depend on how the usb drive was formatted, but I suspect it
> > was made for Windows. In that case, try:
> >
> > > mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/external
> >
> > If you do a "man mount" you will get all mount options.
> >
> > Good luck,
> > David
> >
> > On 2/16/07, Esther Brugger < esther_brugger.yahoo.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > Thanks for your help.
> > > When I type: mount /dev/sda /mnt/external
> > > it says: mount: you must specify the filesystem type
> > >
> > > What's the problem? Thanks!
> > >
> > > *Florian Haberl < Florian.Haberl.chemie.uni-erlangen.de>* wrote:
> > >
> > > hi,
> > >
> > > On Thursday, 15. February 2007 20:53, Esther Brugger wrote:
> > > > Dear all,
> > > >
> > > > I met a problem about the computer. I saved my previous AMBER results
> > > in
> > > > an external hard drive. Now I am using another PC to deal with the
> > > data in
> > > > the Fedora Core4 Linux system. But I found I couldn't mount this
> > > external
> > > > drive under this system. Is there somebody know how I can read these
> > > > files?? Thanks a lot for your any help!
> > >
> > > this is more a linux related question.
> > >
> > > Normally fedora or suse should automount external (usb or firewire
> > > devices).
> > >
> > > If it dont work try following:
> > >
> > > - Plug in and switch the harddisk on
> > > - Take a look at dmesg (su and then dmesg) to see if your pc knows the
> > > hardware
> > > - Manual mount your harddisk (something like mkdir /mnt/usbhd
> > > mount /dev/sdx1 /mnt/usbhd)
> > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > Esther B.
> > > >
> > > >
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> > > Greetings,
> > >
> > > Florian
> > >
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