Tim Tebbit wrote:
> darkfena313 wrote:
>> Tim Tebbit wrote:
>>>> Steve Reilly wrote:
>>>> i have a usb drive that wont open. i want to get my files off of there.
>>> gui won't help you there.
>>> Mount it from the command line.
>>> $ mkdir /tmp/disk
>>> $ sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /tmp/disk
>>> $ nautilus /tmp/disk
>>> Do what you need.
>>> If /dev/sdb1 is not your usb drive or you don't know what it is...
>>> Reconnect the device and run
>>> $ dmesg |tail and note the device location. substitute /dev/sdb1
>> Tim, here is what happen. i did what you said and the drive opened up
>> showing nothing inside. the funny thing about that is the dive indicates
>> that space has been used but no files are shown when nautilus opens the
> Possibly hidden files or files that begin with a period. <ctrl> + <h> in
> nautilus should display them if any are present.
> It is possible the drive is empty. Or you have mounted the incorrect
> partition of the device.
> the output of..
> $ df -hT
> $ sudo fdisk -l
> with your drive connected and mounted would be helpful.
here you go.
Filesystem Type Size Used Avail Use% Mounted on
/dev/sda5 ext3 37G 3.7G 32G 11% /
tmpfs tmpfs 1007M 0 1007M 0% /lib/init/rw
varrun tmpfs 1007M 352K 1006M 1% /var/run
varlock tmpfs 1007M 0 1007M 0% /var/lock
udev tmpfs 1007M 180K 1007M 1% /dev
tmpfs tmpfs 1007M 84K 1007M 1% /dev/shm
lrm tmpfs 1007M 2.4M 1004M 1%
/dev/sda2 ext3 12G 6.8G 4.7G 60% /home
/dev/sda3 fuseblk 88G 80G 7.8G 92% /media/thenewerkidontheblock
/dev/sdb1 ext2 1.9G 1.3G 463M 74% /media/disk
Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160041885696 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x0002d0c4
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 1206 9687163+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda2 1207 2761 12490537+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 7631 19055 91771312+ 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda4 2762 7630 39110242+ 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 2762 7630 39110211 83 Linux
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