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May 4th, 2008, 08:46 PM
So I had backed up a bunch of stuff on an external hard drive before I installed Hardy.
Now when I am trying to put it back onto my system, Nautilus doesn't recognize it.
I can see it when I do fdisk -l, but when I try to mount it (sudo mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /media/sdb1, it tells me that sdb1 doesn't have a valid ntfs.
But when I use HPFS/NTFS instead of ntfs, it tells me its an unknown file system type.
Any thoughts are appreciated.

fdisk -l is below:

Disk /dev/sdb: 203.9 GB, 203928109056 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 24792 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Disk identifier: 0x02519901

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sdb1 1 24791 199133676 7 HPFS/NTFS