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kdureidy
March 17th, 2012, 02:45 AM
Hi All

I am new here, I need your help

I installed ubuntu 11.10 on my Sony Vaio Z-Series laptop, but i cant see the NTFS partition.

I ran the fdisk -l command, and here is the results:


VPCZ13SGX:~$ sudo fdisk -l
Warning: invalid flag 0x5520 of partition table 5 will be corrected by w(rite)

Disk /dev/sda: 64.0 GB, 64023257088 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7783 cylinders, total 125045424 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x1511c129

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 2048 963899 480926 83 Linux
/dev/sda4 980026 250079231 124549603 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda5 ? 3044036401 911322903 1081126899+ 0 Empty

Disk /dev/sdb: 64.0 GB, 64023257088 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7783 cylinders, total 125045424 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/sdb doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0: 128.0 GB, 128041877504 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 15566 cylinders, total 250081792 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 131072 bytes / 262144 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x1511c129

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p1 2048 963899 480926 83 Linux
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p4 980026 250079231 124549603 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
Partition 4 does not start on physical sector boundary.
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p5 129294336 250079231 60392448 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p6 980028 5172929 2096451 82 Linux swap / Solaris
Partition 6 does not start on physical sector boundary.
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p7 5172993 129291119 62059063+ 83 Linux
Partition 7 does not start on physical sector boundary.

Partition table entries are not in disk order

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p1: 492 MB, 492468224 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 59 cylinders, total 961852 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 131072 bytes / 262144 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p1 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p6: 2146 MB, 2146765824 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 260 cylinders, total 4192902 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 131072 bytes / 262144 bytes
Alignment offset: 100352 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p6 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p7: 63.5 GB, 63548481024 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7725 cylinders, total 124118127 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 131072 bytes / 262144 bytes
Alignment offset: 130560 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x00000000

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p7 doesn't contain a valid partition table

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p5: 61.8 GB, 61841866752 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 7518 cylinders, total 120784896 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 131072 bytes / 262144 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x6e697373

This doesn't look like a partition table
Probably you selected the wrong device.

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p5p1 ? 1936269394 3772285809 918008208 4f QNX4.x 3rd part
Partition 1 does not start on physical sector boundary.
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p5p2 ? 1917848077 2462285169 272218546+ 73 Unknown
Partition 2 does not start on physical sector boundary.
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p5p3 ? 1818575915 2362751050 272087568 2b Unknown
Partition 3 does not start on physical sector boundary.
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p5p4 ? 2844524554 2844579527 27487 61 SpeedStor
Partition 4 does not start on physical sector boundary.

Partition table entries are not in disk order
Warning: ignoring extra data in partition table 6
Warning: ignoring extra data in partition table 6
Warning: ignoring extra data in partition table 6
Warning: invalid flag 0x7365 of partition table 6 will be corrected by w(rite)

Disk /dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p4: 127.5 GB, 127538793472 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 15505 cylinders, total 249099206 sectors
Units = sectors of 1 * 512 = 512 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 131072 bytes / 262144 bytes
Alignment offset: 101376 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xff3b1932

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p4p1 128314310 249099205 60392448 7 HPFS/NTFS/exFAT
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p4p2 1 4192903 2096451+ 5 Extended
Partition 2 does not start on physical sector boundary.
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p4p5 2 4192903 2096451 82 Linux swap / Solaris
Partition 5 does not start on physical sector boundary.
/dev/mapper/isw_cbfghhefc_Volume0p4p6 ? 799238907 2400309345 800535219+ 2f Unknown
Partition 6 does not start on physical sector boundary.

Partition table entries are not in disk order

Hank_The_Dog
March 17th, 2012, 03:08 AM
Is this a dual boot? I don't understand the question.

kdureidy
March 17th, 2012, 03:18 AM
Is this a dual boot? I don't understand the question.

No its not a dual boot, I format laptop, removed windows 7, kept all the data in an NTFS partition, and installed ubuntu on the other partition.
now I can't access the NTFS partition.

when I open gparted, I see that NTFS partition exists, and I right lick on it and select information, I see this warning:
"failed to mount /dev/mapper/esw_sbfghhefc_volume0P5 doesnt have a valid NTFS"

oldfred
March 17th, 2012, 05:25 PM
Were you running RAID? The dev mapper indicates RAID or LVM type partitions not standard MBR partitions.

Did you break the RAID when you installed Ubuntu? I really do not know RAID nor how to fix it.

kdureidy
April 12th, 2012, 11:10 PM
Were you running RAID? The dev mapper indicates RAID or LVM type partitions not standard MBR partitions.

Did you break the RAID when you installed Ubuntu? I really do not know RAID nor how to fix it.

Yes I did break RAID :(
i deleted RAID, re-partitioned the HDD, and now it works very well :D