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Date:      Tue, 15 May 2007 01:48:01 +1000
From:      Mikhail Goriachev <>
To:        Oscar Chavarria <>, FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: Unable to mount HDD - Newbie question
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Oscar Chavarria wrote:
> fsck /dev/da0s1 /home
> fsck: could not determine filesystem type.
> Go figure. Might the hdd be damaged? I guess not since boot recognized
> it, right?

Please don't top-post and keep the conversation on the list.

It seems like you've tried to fsck only the slice (da0s1). You have to
fsck the partition itself:

# fsck /dev/da0s1d

The last letter should be the one you assigned when you labeled that drive.

Show us the output of:

# ls /dev/da0*


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