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Can see HD in Disk but not in Nemo

Post by rustyp » Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:57 pm

I can see my 4TB hard drive in Disk but not in Nemo any idea how to fix this?

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Re: Can see HD in Disk but not in Nemo

Post by AndyMH » Thu Sep 05, 2019 2:49 pm

Nemo can't see it because disks is reporting an unknown file system. It also says that it has a legacy/MSDOS partition table. This places a limit of 2TB on the max partition size, so if you continue with the current partition table you will need two partitions to use the space.

Suggest you use gparted to create a GPT partition table and then create partition(s) as you want - one or many and formatted either ext4 or NTFS.
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Re: Can see HD in Disk but not in Nemo

Post by deepakdeshp » Thu Sep 05, 2019 3:37 pm

If you use the drive for Mint,use ext4 if for Windows use NTFS file system type.
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Re: Can see HD in Disk but not in Nemo

Post by athi » Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:07 pm

You may also want to at least run the short SMART test on the 4TB drive, Disks is reporting "one attribute failed in the past" message.
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Re: Can see HD in Disk but not in Nemo

Post by rustyp » Sat Sep 07, 2019 12:18 am

I got it used gparted to create a GPT partition table and then formatted to NTFS.

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I have another Hard Drive question but will start another topic, I installed a 1TB SSD and part of the drive is not being used, the laptop is duel boot with Win 10 so will want to share the space with Linux Mint and Windows...


Thanks for the help everybody great advice.
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