Re: Failed to boot, wants to acces harddisk via knoppix
> Open up a terminal, and type 'sudo su'.
> 'mkdir /mnt/drive'
> If you know where your hard drive is located, you can mount it now.
> 'mount /dev/hda5 /mnt/drive' (or whatever)
> Otherwise, just 'dmesg hd' and use 'fdisk -l /dev/hda' to find the
> drive with the partitions you want to mount. (where hda is the drive
> that shows up)
> Now mount, and explore. :)
i guess this should be considered a "bad answer" from the system:
# mount /dev/hda9/ /mnt/drive
mount: /dev/hda9 is not a valid block device
hinting towards a very damaged HD!
Is there another backdoor?
I do have a backup of the most important parts. But there are things, that
have not been backed up.
> On 5/22/06, firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> wrote:
>> Yesterday the computer suddenly freezed, No response from keyboard, that
>> is, I could not switch to tty and shutdown / reboot from there.
>> I did it the hard, turning of the power. Tried to reboot, but no succes.
>> I have now booted up with knoppix, and would like to have access to the
>> harddrive. How do I mount it (if possible -- if it is damaged, there is
>> little hope)?
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