External USB drive isnt being mounted Mint 18.3

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deepakdeshp
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External USB drive isnt being mounted Mint 18.3

Post by deepakdeshp » Fri Jun 29, 2018 11:54 am

Hello,
After plugging it my USB drive isnt getting detected and mounted.I am using LM 18.3 Cinnamon
Here is the output of the commands I tried. Is there anything else I could try? I feel that the drive has died.

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sudo fsck /dev/sdb
fsck from util-linux 2.27.1
e2fsck 1.42.13 (17-May-2015)
fsck.ext2: Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted in short read while trying to open /dev/sdb
Could this be a zero-length partition?
uma@mint-18-uma ~ $ sudo -tntfs fsck /dev/sdb
fsck from util-linux 2.27.1
e2fsck 1.42.13 (17-May-2015)
fsck.ext2: Attempt to read block from filesystem resulted in short read while trying to open /dev/sdb
Could this be a zero-length partition?
uma@mint-18-uma ~ $ df -hT /dev/sdb
Filesystem     Type      Size  Used Avail Use% Mounted on
udev           devtmpfs  3.4G     0  3.4G   0% /dev
uma@mint-18-uma ~ $ mount |grep sdb
uma@mint-18-uma ~ $ sudo dd if=/dev/sdb of=/dev/null
dd: error reading '/dev/sdb': Input/output error
0+0 records in
0+0 records out
0 bytes copied, 0.347402 s, 0.0 kB/s
uma@mint-18-uma ~ $ lsblk /dev/sdb
NAME MAJ:MIN RM  SIZE RO TYPE MOUNTPOINT
sdb    8:16   0  1.8T  0 disk 
uma@mint-18-uma ~ $ sudo mount /dev/sdb /tmp
mount: /dev/sdb: can't read superblock
uma@mint-18-uma ~ $ lsusb
Bus 002 Device 003: ID 064e:930b Suyin Corp. 
Bus 002 Device 002: ID 0438:7900 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. 
Bus 002 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0438:7900 Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. 
Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
Bus 004 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0003 Linux Foundation 3.0 root hub
Bus 003 Device 004: ID 0bc2:ab24 Seagate RSS LLC 
Bus 003 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0002 Linux Foundation 2.0 root hub
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I am using Mint 19 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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Re: External USB drive isnt being mounted Mint 18.3

Post by deepakdeshp » Sat Jun 30, 2018 6:34 am

Is there anything I could try?
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I am using Mint 19 Cinnamon 64 bit with AMD A8/7410 processor . Memory 8GB

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