Ubuntu mount: unknown filesystem type: 'devfs'

Today I installed Kubuntu 5.10, first everything was alright but after i updated my kernel to 2.6.15.6 (i used the default config, which is installed by kubuntu) i could read only that hdd which has kubuntu installed, i have two other hdds with ntfs and they were working fine before updating my kern ...

boot error mount:unknown filesystem type 'ext4'

hii am trying to compile kernel 2.6.23 on Fedora 12After fixing a few bugs (getline error, %dil ,etc) i was able to compile the kernelmade initramfs img using dracutupdated grub and then booted up the new kernel 2.6.23but it fails to boot with following errormount: unknown filesystem type 'ext4'plz ...

Ubuntu mount: unknown filesystem type 'jbd'

Hello. I'm on up-to-date Ubuntu Karmic Since yesterday something weird happend to my external HDD. I'm using Truecrypt to encrypt/mount this drive and all of a sudden it started giving me this message while mounting mount: unknown filesystem type 'jbd' There was one ext3 partition on this HDD, creat ...

Ubuntu mount: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660' on 9.10 JeOS

I am unable to mount a CD after installing 9.10 Server JeOS. The error I get is mount: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660'Installing the normal server works just fine. I have gone through the package list and installed any missing packages the seem to be related to iso9660 but no luck. It appears to b ...

Ubuntu Mount: Unknown filesystem type ' '

I have an array raid 5, I did fdisk -l and it shows the array, but I can't mount the array. The error says unknown filesystem type ''. Please help. I appreciate in advance. Thanks!sudo fdisk -lDisk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 60801 cylindersUnits = cylinders of ...

Ubuntu mount: unknown filesystem type 'LVM2_member'

I've searched here and on Google, but I dont know what else to try:I've a crypted partition /dev/sdb1 which I created under a different distribution. I dont remember what steps I followed to create that partition.I used to mount it like this:cryptsetup luksOpen /dev/sdb1 mediamount -o user_xattr /de ...

Ubuntu mount: unknown filesystem type 'vfat'

I can't mount any of my FAT32 flash drives because apparently vfat/fat32 is an unknown filesystem type on Ubuntu now. It worked before and I didn't change anything. Does anybody know why and how to fix this? Thanks in advance.P.S. Also sometimes I plugged in a flash drive and Ubuntu wouldn't read it ...

Ubuntu Unable to mount DVD "Unknown filesystem type"

Greetings,I am currently running Ubuntu 9.10 64 Bit the specs of my machine are:uname -r 2.6.31-20-genericAMD Turion 64bit x2 (Dual Core)4GB RAM160GB HddWhen I put a DVD in the reader I get this error:Unable to mount <DVD TITLE>Error Mounting: mount exitedwith exit code 1: helper failedwith:mo ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem type 'iso9660'

I installed Ubuntu Server 9.10 in a virtual machine, and I'm trying to install the VMware Tools but I can't mount the installer CD:$ sudo mount /dev/scd0 /media/cdrommount: unknown filesystem type 'iso9660'Any help? ...

mount: unknown filesystem type 'tmpfs'

Hey, I have a linuxbox which I use to run my webserver and servers for games I enjoy playing.I use Debian, and before now I've had no problems with it.But today I noticed I couldn't log on with Putty, so I rebooted my linux machine, and it never seemed to boot up. So I plugged in a moniter and notic ...

unknown filesystem type 'smbfs' when mounting

Hi. I just installed Fedora Core 5 with Samba. From the GUI, I can connect to the Windows shares and copy files. However, when I try to connect in the CLI withmount //hppavilion/wayne /mnt/nfsI get an error,unknown filesystem type 'smbfs'Same error if I typemount -t smbfs //hppavilion/wayne /mnt/nfs ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem type 'xfs'

Hi, I have running BackTrack 4 system and as your knows it is working on ubuntu.While I try to mount a partition it saysunknown filesystem type 'xfs'How can I resolve it?here is fdisk -l output:root@bt:~# fdisk -lDisk /dev/sda: 80.0 GB, 80026361856 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 9729 cylindersUni ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem type 'sw'

upgraded to 10.04 and now cannot login...they say, that could not mount swap. let me do it manually, or skip. Manually, tried to edit /etc/fstab, but not workin...i see error when loading:unknown filesystem type 'sw'filesystem could not be mounted : swapmount swap [757]terminated with status 32what ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem type 'devfs'

Ok, trying to compile a kernel from scratch.This error comes up 'unknown filesystem type 'devfs''How do I get rid of this error. Please explain your answers in detail. If I have to modify anything. how do I do it.Also this other error.AMD Athlon XP is not known to support power saving.How do we turn ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem type 'devfs'

Ok, trying to compile a kernel from scratch.This error comes up 'unknown filesystem type 'devfs''How do I get rid of this error. Please explain your answers in detail. If I have to modify anything. how do I do it.Also this other error.AMD Athlon XP is not known to support power saving.How do we turn ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf'

I have been trying to run windows xp on ubuntu 9.10 through virtualbox. When I tried to create a shared folder, I got an error message "unknown filesystem type 'vboxsf'". I installed the guest addition on windows xp, and I set the shared folder in virtualbox. Did I miss anything? ...

Ubuntu Cannot mount new HD: error unknown filesystem type

I'm trying to add a second HD to my Ubuntu install.The disk was previously used in a RAID setup with a Highpoint controller.I pulled it out of the RAID array and on a Vista machine repartitioned it to NTFS and used it for a while.Now I've deleted the partion from Vista and installed it in the Ubuntu ...

wierd unknown filesystem type problem

I have fc5 installed on my laptop. But this is what it shows on the partition table:partition filesystem size used unused flags/dev/hda1 ext3 101.35MB 44.97MB 56.98MB boot/dev/hda2 unknown 74.43GB --- --- lvmThe hda2 filesystem says unknown type and does'nt show used/unused spaces. Also this would b ...

Ubuntu "Unknown Filesystem Type"

Today I backed up a bunch of important files to a second hard drve and re-installed Ubuntu. Once the installation was done, I tried mounting the /dev/sdb1 and got the "must specify filesystem type" message.I ran gparted to check which filesystem I was using, and it saysUnable to detect fil ...

Ubuntu wierd unknown filesystem type problem at post-install

I successfully installed ubuntu on my laptop. Butthis is what it shows on the partition table:partioion filesystem size used unused flags/dev/hda1 ext3 101.35MB 44.97MB 56.98MB boot/dev/hda2 unknown 74.43GB --- --- lvmThe hda2 filesystem says unknown type and does'nt show used/unused spaces. Also th ...

Ubuntu Grub error: Unknown filesystem and Grub error: No such disc

I have a dual boot system with ubuntu 9.10 x64 and Windows 7. Everything has been working fine for a a long time but yesterday I tried to delete an unused partition through the Disk Utility in ubuntu (System->Adminstration->Disk Utility) and everything was messed up. I used to get the "Gr ...

Can't mount root filesystem, boot has failed, sleeping forever

I've downloaded Fedora 12 and decided to try and install it on my old laptop which is currently running Ubuntu 9.10 with no problems. When I boot from the live cd, it starts to load with the 3 bars on the bottom, one on top of the other, one is white, one is dark blue, the other is in between those ...

How to mount VENIX filesystem in Knoppix?

all. I am tinkering with an HP LaserJet 4100 mfp with the hard drive add-in card . The drive on the card is a standard 40GB laptop IDE drive, but when I connect it to my Windows machine and run a partition program (2 different ones so far - EAZEUS and Partition Manager), they identify it as partitio ...

Ubuntu Unknown filesystem - lost data !

I am having an issue with my Toshiba laptop. After the Toshiba splash screen, all I see is:error: unknown filesystemgrub rescue>Ubuntu 10.04 is the only thing installed and I didnt back up the sentimental data before things went south.My original call for help can be found here:http://ubuntuforum ...

Ubuntu mount: unknown filesystem "smb"

HiI'm getting an error message when running "sudo mount -a" after trying to mount a remote filesystem trough samba by adding this line to fstab.//***.***.***.***/pc /media/****-pc smb defaults 0 0Rebooting doesn't help either.Tried to search google but couldn't find anything.Is there any e ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem type 'LVM2_member'

(Using 9.10) The cure I found in searching is to install LVM2, but apt-get says lvm2 is already the newest version. I've never had a problem mounting this partition before, I wonder if a recent update caused a problem??? I just say (as root) mount /dev/sdb2 /F11 as usual, but I now get that message. ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem type 'LVM2_member

In attempting to upgrade from 7.4 to 7.10 something went wrong and I can no long access the drive. Specifically /dev/sdb5 is the problem. I assume it was originally an ext3 filesystem. das@ubuntu002:~$ sudo fdisk -l[sudo] password for das:Disk /dev/sda: 500.1 GB, 500107862016 bytes255 heads, 63 sect ...

Installing a new DVD drive

I have a gentoo system that had a regular cdrw drive. I need to install a dvd rom drive also. The hardware installation is not the problem, as I've done that a hundred other times in PCs. I've made sure to set slave, it has power, etc. I see the drive (I think) as /dev/dvd1. I created a /mnt/dvd dir ...

Suse 10.3 install failed grub filesystem type unknown

Goal is dual boot Suse and Vista.I have a Acer AM1610-U1201A.Windows Vista installed from factory.I made recovery disks for Windows and then attempted to install Suse 10.2 from cds received from Suse. The install failed so I then downloaded Suse 10.3 from ftp and burned dvd.Suse could not recognize ...

"filesystem type unknown" error in grub

My computer has on it Fedora 3, Fedora 7 and Windows XP. I use a Windows application, Bootpart, to choose which OS to boot up. If I choose none, Fedora 7 boots up by default.Yesterday, I powered up, did nothing when Bootpart ran and was shunted to grub. However, it didn't run normally. All I got was ...

Ubuntu mount: I could not determine the filesystem type, and none was specified

absolute new user running Xubuntu 6.06. when trying to mount floppy below message returned. Thought auto in fstab took care of file type.:o solutions?OilerVia C3 cafe@cafe-desktop:~$ mount /media/floppy0mount: I could not determine the filesystem type, and none was specifiedum# /etc/fstab: static fi ...

root (hd 0,0)Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7ch

I recently installed SuSE 9.1 Professional onto my 80GB hard disk to dual boot with Windows XP. Since then Windows cannot boot, and the error message below is displayed after Windows is selected from Grub's startup menu:(hd 0,0)Filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7chainloader +1I've read about ...

Ubuntu Grub: filesystem type unknown, partition type 0x7

Okay, there's a huge amount of documentation about this problem, but after looking through a few pages of google and a half dozen other ubuntu forum threads about this, I can find no solution that works for my situation.I have another computer that I'm giving to my parents to replace their old one. ...

Ubuntu Filesystem type unknown

Hi, first of all sorry ab my englishIm installing Ubuntu amd64 6.06.1 in a raid0 hd using fakeraid guideIm In the Installing the Bootloader Package point when i get into grub shelli tell GRUB which device is the boot device with codedevice (hd0) /dev/mapper/nvidia_jcajaddbthenroot (hd0,5)It fails th ...

grub: filesystem type unknown after installing Ubuntu

I am a new user and in my innocence I thought that I could keep some data with my old operating system (Window$ 2000) while using Ubuntu for the rest. The problem is, after installation, which was quite succesfull, I can't boot from the old NT partition anymore. If I select its option in the menu, w ...

Ubuntu 11.04 Installation: failed to mount a filesystem with type swap

Normally I would search for days to find a solution, but time is not on my side these days, and google couldn't provide me with an adequate answer, so I come to ask you guys for help.The situation is as follows. I have a 560GB HDD with Windows 7 on it, and I would like to dual boot it with Ubuntu 11 ...

Ubuntu read-only - mount: you must specify the filesystem type

I have no idea how this happened, but the entire system is read-only now. I have scoured forums and tried remounting the drive to no avail.I have tried:root@ubuntu:~# fdisk -lDisk /dev/sda: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylindersUnits = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = ...

Ubuntu error: unknown filesystem

Ok guys, having a bit of a problem here. I woke up this morning, and my computer was froze. It does this from time to time, the monitor won't respond and wake up, flashing lights in the keyboard etc. Well anyways, I turned it off, then turned it back on, and it says:error: unknown filesystemgrub res ...

Ubuntu Grub error unknown filesystem

My computer froze so I shut it down. When it rebooted i getGrub loadingerror unknown filesystemgrub rescueI can't get my hd with ubuntu 9.10 to mount.i type in sudo fdisk -l and this is what i getubuntu@ubuntu:~$ sudo fdisk -lDisk /dev/sda: 200.0 GB, 200049647616 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 24 ...

error: unknown filesystem grub rescue (WinXP, Win7 and Ubuntu triple boot)

I'm having a bit of a headache with my PC and my Ubuntu 10.10 installation. I am a compete newbie to Ubuntu and while I'm not completely computer illiterate, I think I may be out of my depth ...I've just installed Ubuntu 10.10 and have the now famous: error: unknown filesystem grub rescueHere's a bi ...

Ubuntu Grub error 17 due to unknown fs type on main partition

A formerly working system now gives an 'error 17' at Grub instead of booting.Here are the facts I have gathered thus far.$ blkidn/a (no output)$ sudo fdisk -l /dev/sdaDisk /dev/sda: 60.1 GB, 60060155904 bytes255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7301 cylindersUnits = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytesD ...

Ubuntu Recovering data on an 'unknown' filesystem?

So here's my problem.Last night, I was shrinking my Vista drive in order to make another partition for XP last night. The problem is, this dumb HP laptop NEVER keeps the charger in all the way, it always seems to fall out. So during the shrinking process, the laptop died. Gparted says that the parti ...

Ubuntu Cannot use /etc/fstab to mount fuse filesystem on boot

I'm trying to get an NTFS drive mounted under a fresh install of Ubuntu 8.1. The NTFS drive is just data; no Windows installation is on it. It just seems like a good way to share large amounts of data between Ubuntu and my Windows 7 installation.Anyway, it seems that Ubuntu has fuse preinstalled, an ...

Ubuntu grub error: unknown filesystem after upgrade to 11.04

I tried upgrading to 11.04 this morning and after rebooting grub left me at the grub rescue> prompt with the message 'error: unknown filesystem'.I've tried purging and reinstalling grub using a live-cd but no joy.Let me know what additional information to provide.EDIT: Here is the output from the ...

Ubuntu GRUB rescue: unknown filesystem

I am a newbie have recently decided to install Ubuntu 10.04 on my laptop. I installed it on a new empty 640 GB external hard drive and let Ubuntu set up a 160 GB filesystem on it so my Windows installation would remain safe no matter what. During installation, it was listed as "sdb" and th ...

Ubuntu Grub error unknown filesystem

My computer froze so I shut it down. When it rebooted i get Grub loadingerror unknown filesystemgrub rescueive been looking for solutions last night. I tried the one from http://help.ubuntu.com/community/Grub2#reinstallingfromLiveCDI can't get my hd with ubuntu 9.10 to mount.i type in sudo fdisk -l ...

Ubuntu Grub "Unknown Filesystem"

forum. I already have some experience with Ubuntu, but haven't signed up to this forum until now. I hope you can help me with the following problem, I found no existing help.I have installed a new, larger harddisk to my dual-boot notebook and copied the old data with dd. Then I resized and moved the ...

Ubuntu Dual Boot Problem -- error: unknown filesystem grub rescue>

I had a dual boot system on a laptop with lubuntu and XP.I wanted to remove lubuntu and replace it with linux mint. So I booted into the linux mint live CD and went through the first few steps of the install. I chose to erase lubuntu and install linux mint on top of it. After a few steps and in the ...

Filesystem type unknonw partition type 0x7

sorry to bug u ppl this often.. got a last problem.. linux is running perfect but windows wont boot no more, now i only need windows to play counterstrikebut it would be nice if it could boot... i tried changing settings in grub but i didentsee annyting that seem'd non corect. this is the error i ge ...

Ubuntu unknown filesystem

i am a total beginner and i dont know much about ubuntu, but i was trying to uninstall ubuntu on my laptop and i removed wrong partition. And now when i turn on my laptop it says: unknown filesystem grub rescue. When i type in "ls" i see four options: (hd0) (hd0,msdos5) (hd0,msdos3) (hd0,m ...