I was extracting and moving around music on my external hard drive (which has been working without a problem with ubuntu 10.04 for the past few weeks) and out of nowhere I got this error message.
Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 13: $MFTMirr does not match $MFT (record 0).
Failed to mount '/dev/sdb1': Input/output error
NTFS is either inconsistent, or there is a hardware fault, or it's a
SoftRAID/FakeRAID hardware. In the first case run chkdsk /f on Windows
then reboot into Windows twice. The usage of the /f parameter is very
important! If the device is a SoftRAID/FakeRAID then first activate
it and mount a different device under the /dev/mapper/ directory, (e.g.
/dev/mapper/nvidia_eahaabcc1). Please see the 'dmraid' documentation
for more details.
I read this thread and from what I gather it might be just a file corruption (since I was extracting music from zip/rar, maybe the corruption became a problem upon extraction...) but I don't understand what it means by 'mount the drive in windows'. Does it mean mount the external in a Windows operating system or something else?