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Re: Can't mount a newly created ext3 partition from the new Hard Disk I installed...

On Thursday 22 December 2005 16:39, Dom wrote:
> I bought a Western Digital 80GB Hard Disk as a second disk for my
> GNU/Linux Debian system (kernel 2.6.8-2-386).
> I attached it as a Slave and set its jumper accordingly. The next
> step was to create partition, and I created one by running (under
> root of course) 'fdisk /dev/hdb' and using the command new (n) to
> create a primary partition with partition number 1 for which I only
> used 12GB (of 80GB available). Also with command 't' I made sure the
> filesystem is ext3 (code 83).
> I created a directory /music on which I plan to mount this
> filesystem.

> and this is what I get when I enter "dmesg | tail":
> SCSI subsystem initialized
> VFS: Can't find ext3 filesystem on dev hdb1.
> VFS: Can't find ext3 filesystem on dev hdb1.
> Please help, I'm new with all of this and I really can't figure out
> what I did wrong nor can I find an adequate solution Googleing the
> web.
> Can you see what I'm doing wrong?
> Thanks in advance!

I see no mention of you having formatted the partition so.

mkfs.ext3 /dev/hdb1


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