I can access all partitons from Win2K just fine, and the linux fdisk command reports all 3 partitions. I have contacted both Maxtor and Redhat, and neither offer support for this, but indicate that “you may be able to get it to work”. As an example of the recovery techniques used includes:. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Really just plugged in the cable, and the following command was enough:

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This book contains many real life examples derived from the author’s experience as a Linux system and network administrator, trainer and consultant. The “thing” is, though, that even if I leave it OUT of fstab and manually mount and umount it it still acts as I described. While shutting down, everything is going smoothly until “unmounting.

In case of mechanical failure, hard disk recoveries are performed in dust-free cleanroom 500le where they are carefully isb, examined and processed.

I stuck 0 0 in there and called it good. Any idea why this happens?

You may need third party partitioning utilities to do the job right. Can you access all partitions in win? Thanks for your help.

I then booted into linux and connected the drive. Obviously, with it being a blank drive, I’m not losing any files, but I still want what I paid for to operate, and I have a purpose for the drive, so I would like some assistance.


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I think it’s your fstab entry for the device. They hope these examples will help you to get a mwxtor understanding of the Linux system and that you feel encouraged to try out things on your own. You can also try creating an entry in fstab for one of your partitions and see if that works.

Introduction to Usn – 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 guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter.

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Then you should be able to mount as an ordinary user with: I am looking for directions to attach a maxtor USB external hard drive to a system running red hat linux exterprise 3. Putting my ear to it, I can hear it “thinking” or working, it just doesn’t operate. It is fully plugged in. Find More Posts by jbasler. Your name or email address: You can get it here by download: Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter.


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Mechanical failure – the hard drive is not functioning. My understanding is that this works in conjunction with the hotplug system. Find More Posts by bdadsetan. What Causes Hard Drive Failure? You might want to check with rh support to see if usb 2. The last two numbers determine what actions the system takes with respect to the filesystem on the partition when starting up or shutting down.