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CentOS The Community ENTerprise Operating System Skip to content Search Advanced search Quick links Unanswered posts Active topics Search The team FAQ Login Register Board index CentOS 5 CentOS 5 - gregorio-magnoMay 16th, 2008, 08:13 PMI tried to use fsck but it said fsck.ext2: Permission denied while trying to open /dev/sda2 You must have r/w access to the filesystem or be root Or the whole disk instead of a partition (e.g. /dev/hda, not /dev/hda1)? I've wasted too much time searching the archives and I've found nothing. http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-open/cannot-open-an-anonymous-level-security-token-window-open.html

slackie1000 Linux - Hardware 5 01-27-2004 05:29 AM fdisk returns "unable to find /dev/hda" cfdisk crashes. Theodotos Andreou (theodotos) said on 2008-06-21: #14 If you have access to windows you can do that by selecting windows from the grub menu. Or the whole disk instead of a partition (e.g. /dev/hda, not /dev/hda1)? LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie fdisk: unable to open /dev/hda User Name Remember Me? http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions/linux-newbie-8/fdisk-unable-to-open-dev-hda-142347/

Are you sure you have an IDE disk on your system? cirofren Linux - Newbie 2 11-06-2003 01:03 AM All times are GMT -5. Are you new to LinuxQuestions.org? It is as if the drives are not there.

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If I boot DOS, I can fdisk this drive and format it and it will boot DOS. at the console (alt+F2), I try 'fdisk /dev/had' with the error "unable to open /dev/hda" . FAILED Attempting to correct errors... If you boot with the Hardy livecd and type "cat /proc/partitions" you should see a list of partitions and disks.

Please visit this page to clear all LQ-related cookies. The hard drive it the same as before. Thanks. 09-12-2009 #2 MikeTbob View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Administrator Join Date Apr 2006 Location Texas Posts 7,874 Hello and welcome Try this way sudo fdisk -l By joining our community you will have the ability to post topics, receive our newsletter, use the advanced search, subscribe to threads and access many other special features.

Thanks keith. I have rebooted to no avail.for example:# mdadm --create /dev/md0 --level=1 --raid-devices=2 /dev/hdb1 /dev/hdc1mdadm: Cannot open /dev/hdb: Device or resource busymdadm: Cannot open /dev/hdc: Device or resource busymdadm: create aborted# fdisk I found using file browser the folder "proc" and inside that the File "Partitions" and this was empty. Is this a bug?

Eudora 2 or 3 -like program for linux ?? 3. navigate here fsck.ext2: Bad magic number in super-block while trying to open /dev/sda The superblock could not be read or does not describe a correct ext2 filesystem. After reading a lot of posts in this forum that are related to my problems, I think my biggest problem is that the disk isn't partitioned correctly. compiling problem 9.

For more advanced trainees it can be a desktop reference, and a collection of the base knowledge needed to proceed with system and network administration. I have managed to do this before about a year ago but am having trouble doing this again. however, I can't create any partitions using fdisk. http://dekovsoft.com/cannot-open/unable-to-open-connection-to-com3-unable-to-open-serial-port.html Last edited by Peacedog; 02-04-2004 at 06:43 PM.

It's not the first time I've made this dumb mistake. If grub is not working you will need to re-install the windows boot sector. If it is sda2 it will be (hd0,1) in grub and so on.

You could still use the laptop with a LiveCD, if you do not want to buy another HDD.

old versions of LILO. 2) booting and partitioning software from other OS eg DOSFDISK, OS/2 FDISK" I installed Ubuntu 8.04 by making an ISO disk and booting with this disk. thanks, Ryan -----Original Message----- From: Taylor, ForrestX [mailto:forrestx taylor intel com] Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2001 2:46 PM To: 'kickstart-list redhat com' Subject: RE: fdisk: can't find /dev/hda What happens if Same results when I add: zerombr yes It's like there are no IDE drivers being loaded. Introduction to Linux - 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

Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community. Join Date Jun 2008 Posts 5 [SOLVED] fdisk - unable to open /dev/hda I type in 'fdisk /dev/hda' and nothing comes up. To see the file system type, do sudo fdisk -l gregorio-magnoMay 27th, 2008, 09:41 PMDisk /dev/sda: 40.0 GB, 40007761920 bytes 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 4864 cylinders Units = cylinders of 16065 this contact form Contact Us - Advertising Info - Rules - LQ Merchandise - Donations - Contributing Member - LQ Sitemap - Main Menu Linux Forum Android Forum Chrome OS Forum Search LQ

Kevin Mulvaney (looksee) said on 2008-06-21: #13 I typed the command, both as standard and using sudo and the comment was "no such file or directory". Top vrtemjin Posts: 1 Joined: 2009/03/05 04:30:25 Re: mdadm: Cannot open /dev/hdb: Device or resource busy Quote Postby vrtemjin » 2009/03/05 04:34:05 Try to Read this http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MdadmKnown problemsA common error when But now it's coming from a CDROM. Usually it is "/dev/sda" for sata disks Kevin Mulvaney (looksee) said on 2008-06-19: #2 I tried sudo /dev/hda no luck still came up with unable to open /dev/hda.

If I can't get the partition right, I think that I will not be able to do the install. I am trying to install Slackware Linux. Even 'fdisk -l' shows nothing.