[arch-general] how to mount external hdd

Dwight Schauer dschauer at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 23:10:02 EST 2009

<press ctrl-alt-F2> and login

$ cat /proc/partitions #idenitfy the partition, is usually one of the
last ones, lets assume it is /dev/sdXY

$ sudo mount /dev/sdXY /path/to/mount/point

$ exit

<press ctrl-alt-F7> to go back to your login manager....

Not sure what kind of answer you were looking for.....

On Tue, Feb 17, 2009 at 9:55 PM, Preston C. <gprestonc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that this is a simple question. How do I mount an external
> hard drive before I log into my desktop? Thanks

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