External hard drive no longer mounts. please help!
Hi, im running ubuntu 10.04 on a compaq presario laptop with a sempron processor.
I was in the middle (more like the end) of a large file transfer onto a Maxtor OneTouch 1TB external hard drive, when the computer froze. i let it go for about 5 minutes but gave up on it recovering, and i manually shut down.
When i rebooted, the hard drive did not mount. it lights up and whirrs and clicks, and it shows up in the disk utility, but no option to mount.
its probably worthy to note that i had another 1TB drive plugged in at te same time and it functions and mounts just fine.
im more or less a newbie to linux in general, ANY help would be gloriously appreciated, as i had not gotten to backing up these files yet.
please and thank you