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  1. #1
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    hard drives not showing up

    hi guys!!
    i am new to kali just moved here from windows to learn something

    recently i installed kali linux to my pc everything is successful but problem is that two partition of hard disk is not showing up...

    i have two hard disk connected to pc one of 160gb and other of 1 tb. i installed kali in 160gb drive without any partition in particular drive...
    and 1tb drive already have 4 partition but i can see only two....
    can anyone tell me how to fix this problem???

    thanks
    rusty

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    Can you please give us more details on the hardware your are using (hard disk) and your partitions (file system used, etc...) ?

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    Yes, we need to know the file systems

    fdisk -l
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    Quote Originally Posted by root-boy View Post
    Can you please give us more details on the hardware your are using (hard disk) and your partitions (file system used, etc...) ?
    connected two hdd
    1) 160gb
    2) 1 tb

    kali installed in first hdd which is of 160gb (filesystem) with no partition installed in root

    in second hdd which is of 1 tb there are four partition i can see only two (i dont remeber size of partition)

    if you want to know anything else then tell me

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    Please post the out put of the command: (originally from AfterBurn)
    Code:
    fdisk -l
    this will let us know exactly what your installation sees.
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  6. #6
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    Code:
    root@rusty:~# fdisk -l
    
    Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160040803840 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312579695 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: 0x0006056f
    
       Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
    /dev/sda1   *        2048   299837439   149917696   83  Linux
    /dev/sda2       299839486   312578047     6369281    5  Extended
    /dev/sda5       299839488   312578047     6369280   82  Linux swap / Solaris
    
    Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders, total 1953525168 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: 0x3c2adfba
    
       Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
    /dev/sdb1              63      206847      103392+  42  SFS
    /dev/sdb2          206848   307199999   153496576   42  SFS
    /dev/sdb3       307200000  1953523119   823161560   42  SFS

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    Quote Originally Posted by rkrusty26 View Post
    Code:
    root@rusty:~# fdisk -l
    
    Disk /dev/sda: 160.0 GB, 160040803840 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 19457 cylinders, total 312579695 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: 0x0006056f
    
       Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
    /dev/sda1   *        2048   299837439   149917696   83  Linux
    /dev/sda2       299839486   312578047     6369281    5  Extended
    /dev/sda5       299839488   312578047     6369280   82  Linux swap / Solaris
    
    Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes
    255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders, total 1953525168 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: 0x3c2adfba
    
       Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
    /dev/sdb1              63      206847      103392+  42  SFS
    /dev/sdb2          206848   307199999   153496576   42  SFS
    /dev/sdb3       307200000  1953523119   823161560   42  SFS
    The systems sees the HD and the partitions. Try mounting them manually and paste here any issues.

  8. #8
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    i also face d same problem, two partition of hard disk is not showing up..., can anyone help me wid dis?

  9. #9
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    Do you have a dynamic disk in windows? or Encrypted partition in Windows?...

  10. #10
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    do:

    1) find out the uuid of the disk parts by redaing /dev/dis7by-uuid
    2) edit /etc/fstab and complete
    3) fstab settings are explained in web

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