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Ubuntu :: Usb External Drive Doesn't Get Detected?


When I boot, the device I'm looking for shows up but it isn't detected inthe file system. I have two drives, a 500g and a 1Tb in a dual usb case.When I do sudo fdisk -l, I get:

Disk /dev/sda: 200.0 GB, 200049647616 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 24321 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

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