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Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Offline #2 2009-03-26 12:22:41 perbh Member From: Republic of Texas Registered: 2005-03-04 Posts: 765 Re: Help with recovering a Stay logged in Sign up now! line return read "fdisk (util-linux-ng 2.16)" sudo umount /dev/sda1; sudo umount /dev/sda5 { I varied to } sudo umount /dev/hdb; sudo umount /dev/hdb7 {or "/sda" with "/hda7"} to which answer(s) became: Solutions?

I tried sudo mount -t ntfs-3g /dev/sdb /media/test andsudo mount -t vfat /dev/sdb /media/testcfdisk please help me . When I start the install all goes well until the CD starts to mount the info (files) to the HD. Board footer Jump to Newbie Corner Installation Kernel & Hardware Applications & Desktop Environments Laptop Issues Networking, Server, and Protection Multimedia and Games System Administration Other Architectures Announcements, Package & Security

Fdisk Unable To Open /dev/sdb

syslinux/syslinux.cfg 1 ?? = ?? When I click on the "more info" feature this is displayed "the creation of the swap space in partition #5 of SCSI 1 (0,1,0) (sda) failed"? I have a Western Digital 80 gig external HD. The only explanation is that the disk was already faulty but he could not see it, only when he was trying to format it errors become visible?

Sense: No additional sense information [275630.725191] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdf] CDB: Read(10): 28 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 08 00 [275630.725203] end_request: I/O error, dev sdf, sector 0 [275630.733921] sd This is what I got when running smartctl:smartctl 6.2 2013-07-26 r3841 [x86_64-linux-3.13.0-29-generic] (local build)Copyright (C) 2002-13, Bruce Allen, Christian Franke, www.smartmontools.orgRead Device Identity failed: scsi error medium or hardware error (serious)A BTW, this is actually not my disk, but a disk of a friend, I am trying to help him - and you try to help me ;-)gedakc wrote:Even if the drive Gparted Input/output Error During Read Adjust as needed below.

Operating System: Boot files: /syslinux/syslinux.cfg /ldlinux.sys ============================ Drive/Partition Info: ============================= Drive: sda __________________________________________________ ___________________ Partition Boot Start Sector End Sector # of Sectors Id System Invalid MBR Signature found. Fdisk Cannot Open /dev/mmcblk0 Input/output Error On line!?! Sense: No additional sense information [275630.952979] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdf] CDB: Read(10): 28 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 08 00 [275630.952991] end_request: I/O error, dev sdf, sector 0 [275630.961709] sd I run gparted, then I click on "unallocated" and expanded it and got that:"unrecognised disk label".

I keep seing these errors a lot./dev/sdb: unrecognised disk label /dev/sdb: unrecognised disk label Input/output error during read on /dev/sdb Input/output error during write on /dev/sdb /dev/sdb: unrecognised disk labelso is Sdb: Unable To Read Partition Table Page 1 of 3 123 Last Jump to page: Results 1 to 10 of 22 Thread: Input output error on read /dev/sda Thread Tools Show Printable Version Subscribe to this Thread… error creating file system: command-line mkfs.vfat -l -n ............ –Tanmoy Feb 20 '14 at 22:39 and this is my dd command output: dd: writing to ‘/dev/sdb’: Input/output error 1+0 Here is the output of boot info script Boot Info Script 0.60 from 17 May 2011 ============================= Boot Info Summary: =============================== => No known boot loader is installed in the MBR

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  2. I tried changing the PIN selectors on the drive from master to maximum capacity (the cable is 80pin and HD is connected as Master) NO change-there are no other drives connected
  3. Vyomgrisham, Feb 2, 2011 #3 lotuseclat79 Joined: Sep 12, 2003 Messages: 20,583 Hi Vyomgrisham, Try using the System>Administration>Disk Utility selection and choose Format Drive for your 250 GB drive.
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  5. For example, sudo mkfs.ext4 -v /dev/disk/by-id/xxxxx-Passport-XXXXXXX-part1.

Fdisk Cannot Open /dev/mmcblk0 Input/output Error

How about posting the actual SMART attributes? https://bbs.archlinux.org/viewtopic.php?id=68384 Your CD didn't burn properly so you may try to do this again 2. Fdisk Unable To Open /dev/sdb All you did was write the initial file system metadata structures to disk, and while I don't have any exact numbers to cite, those are fairly small, and USB is pretty /dev/sdb Input/output Error I have an old system P3 not that this should produce the problem but well here it is.

Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Your CD didn't burn properly so you may try to do this again /\ Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop Edition arrived by Free-post (Santa-Claus). I was surprised. –Hut8 Jul 6 '13 at 17:03 add a comment| up vote 1 down vote First of all you need to make sure that Ubuntu see your new disk: Sense: No additional sense information [275630.567291] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdf] CDB: Read(10): 28 00 00 00 00 40 00 00 08 00 [275630.567303] end_request: I/O error, dev sdf, sector 64 [275630.576027] sd Input/output Error During Read On /dev/sda

Ubuntu Logo, Ubuntu and Canonical Canonical Ltd. I get the error Code: fdisk: unable to read /dev/sdf: Input/Output error Any help appreciated using ubuntu 11.10 server 3.0.0-12-server Please use the vbcode tags #(code) or Quote to list data So I figured maybe it formatted wrong. Can you help with this problem?

Asked by Stephen on 2010-01-01 Hi All, I'm a newbie and I'm having difficulty installing the karmic kola (9.10) that I got for Xmas. Input/output Error During Write On /dev/sda It installed perfectly but one day i was not able to boot to kubuntu. That is a tribute to how good Linux is. -- Linus Torvalds Stephen (stephensrobachive) said on 2010-01-02: #3 1.

if nothing else, try using ddrescue to image the drive somewhere, then attempt to recover it from there.

Here is example for first partition: $ sudo mkfs.ext4 /dev/sdb1 See more details in this instruction and here share|improve this answer edited Jul 4 '13 at 17:25 Michael Kjörling 18.9k45183 answered My problem is exactly same. Sense: No additional sense information [275630.997112] sd 9:0:0:0: [sdf] CDB: Read(10): 28 00 00 00 00 00 00 00 08 00 [275630.997124] end_request: I/O error, dev sdf, sector 0 [275631.005965] sd Error Fsyncing Closing Dev Sdb Input Output Error Blogs Recent Entries Best Entries Best Blogs Blog List Search Blogs Home Forums HCL Reviews Tutorials Articles Register Search Search Forums Advanced Search Search Tags Search LQ Wiki Search Tutorials/Articles Search

Not the answer you're looking for? Reason: Some additions i forgot Adv Reply June 9th, 2011 #2 jerrrys View Profile View Forum Posts I Ubuntu, Therefore, I Am Join Date Nov 2008 BeansHidden! If you don't want to keep anything from the disk content, you can try to wipe out the first few MiB of the hard drive space with the command dd, and Posts: 17 Pages 1 You must login or register to post a reply GParted forum →GParted →unrecognised disk label unrecognised disk Jump to forum: GParted Live Media Meta General Development Testers

I think its hardware error/Drive Error. If the device is not found in 'Disk Utility', you will have to format using the command: dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/sd(x) where (x) can be b, c, d etc. Search this Thread 12-08-2011, 04:21 AM #1 KJCJK LQ Newbie Registered: Dec 2011 Distribution: Ubuntu / OpenBSD Posts: 6 Rep: fdisk Input/Output error Hello all, I tried to install which results: mkfs.vfat 3.0.16 (01 Mar 2013) mkfs.vfat: failed whilst writing reserved sector –Tanmoy Feb 20 '14 at 22:55 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote Unfortunately an I/O error