For that you must use the ln command to create a symbolic link. This site is not affiliated with Linus Torvalds or The Open Group in any way. Reload to refresh your session. Register Help Remember Me? You should be able to simply click the package to install it, or of course running "sudo dpkg -i nameofthepackage" works as well.
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Try mounting it with this command: mount -t ext2 /dev/sda1 /data. Offline #15 2013-03-28 13:43:56 falconindy Developer From: New York, USA Registered: 2009-10-22 Posts: 4,097 Website Re: [SOLVED] /dev/root is not a valid block device Sounds like your initramfs is missing modules. Beans 424 DistroUbuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Re: USB flash drive is "not a block device" Well, I'm not sure you can mount a USB to /cdrom.
Should I give the editable/master file to the print shop people? Password Linux - General This Linux forum is for general Linux questions and discussion. If this doesn't work, I'm not sure it is possible.... Winusb The Device Is Not Special Block Collaborator sethvargo commented Mar 17, 2016 Hi @flaugher Thank you for opening an issue, and I am sorry this is causing you trouble.
linuxcool View Public Profile View LQ Blog View Review Entries View HCL Entries Find More Posts by linuxcool 10-17-2001, 05:59 PM #3 adenardo Member Registered: Oct 2001 Location: Fort Mount Is Not A Valid Block Device Search this Thread 10-17-2001, 02:38 PM #1 adenardo Member Registered: Oct 2001 Location: Fort Collins, Colorado Distribution: RHEL3/FedoraCore3 Posts: 61 Rep: /dev/sda1 is not a valid block device RH The premier FLOSS community event. The problem was that I didn't have the udev hook mkinitcpio.conf, added that and it works.
once I removed the CD, the scsi devices were recognized immediately. How To Mount A Block Device Should I secretly record a meeting to prove I'm being discriminated against? Do you want to help us debug the posting issues ? < is the place to report it, thanks ! Notices Welcome to LinuxQuestions.org, a friendly and active Linux Community.
How do I make it do what you said? –trusktr Mar 31 '13 at 9:19 newdir should be the name you want created that points back to olddir. Here's the current fstab: #
The scene isn't much different, now it complains that it can't find "LABEL=Arch" instead. then, I try to mount the /data filesystem with the mount /data command (after reinserting the entry in /etc/fstab) and I get '/dev/sda1 is not a valid block device' error. Why is sda1 not in the fstab file? Join Date Apr 2005 Location Finland/UK BeansHidden! Mount /mnt Is Not A Block Device
Offline #7 2013-03-27 13:30:11 SgrA Member Registered: 2011-06-08 Posts: 36 Re: [SOLVED] /dev/root is not a valid block device Nope, I make it a point to run lilo every time. That is what worked for me when I deleted it, and had to create it again. 'ls -l /dev/sda1' returns brw------- 1 rstebbins root 8, 1 Aug 15 18:05 /dev/sda1 Still I also have installed the plugins vagrant-share 1.1.5 and vagrant-vbguest 0.11.0. Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up Here's how it works: Anybody can ask a question Anybody can answer The best answers are voted up and rise to the
DistroUbuntu 16.04 Xenial Xerus Re: USB flash drive is "not a block device" Originally Posted by PuddingKnife So, I have a netbook that is unable to connect to the internet, via Is Not A Block Special Device Is there an easier way to install the broadcom drivers from the USB without mounting it as /cdrom? I am trying to mount my USB drive to /cdrom so that Synaptic can view it as a software source, in order to install the firmware I need for the wireless
I can't make heads or tails of it either. LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - General mount: /dev/sdb1 is not a valid block device User Name Remember Me? mount -o 'vers=3,upd' 192.168.33.1:'/Users/smith/playbooks/site1/website' /srv/http/site1.com Stdout from the commmand: Stderror from the command: stdin: is not a ttyp mount: /home/vagrant/192.168.33.1:/Users/smith/playbooks/site1/website is not a block device Here is my Vagrantfile: VAGRANTFILE_API_VERSION = Mount Not A Block Device Solaris This is annoying me 'coz the whole system should be up.
If you can't find /dev/disk/by-label/Arch, then try /dev/sda4. Remove advertisements Sponsored Links Perderabo View Public Profile Find all posts by Perderabo #3 01-30-2006 tt155 Registered User Join Date: Apr 2005 Last Activity: 5 September 2006, 11:42 Maybe because my usb didn't have software sources.... I have file system problem when i try to mount get the following message : mount: /dev/rdsk/c1t4d0s7 not a block device ....
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