[Novalug] USB drive woes...
emperor_wilson at verizon.net
Sat Jan 21 18:26:45 EST 2012
It's all video - avi format for the most part. I need (alright, WANT) to be able to access it directly, hence the big USB drives.
Even if it wasn't, I'd kinda like to be able to USE this 3tb drive I just spent a couple hundred bucks on... :/
> Ya know, there is this command called "rm". Also "gzip"
> Archives of what? If it's similar data, such as multiple backups there
> is a package/program called "hardlinks", that compares two directory
> trees recursively and hardlinks any duplicate files together.
> On 1/21/2012 5:47 PM, Roy Wilson wrote:
>> My 2tb external USB drive is down to 8gb free, so I bought a new 3tb
> external USB drive to shuffle some archives around.
>> They're both Western Digital "Elements" drives.
>> The system (kubuntu) doesn't see the new drive, doesn't even
> tell me a USB device was plugged in.
>> HOWEVER... MountManager ("Tool for monitoring of partitions")
> sees "sda 931gb disk" (that's the system internal hard drive),
> "sdb 1863gb disk" (that's the 2tb USB disk), AND "sdc
> 2794.5gb disk" - that MUST be the new 3tb USB disk.
>> Anyone have some clues (better yet, instructions...:)) on how to access
> this disk?
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