able to mount ad0s1, but unable to mount ad0s3!

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Wed Aug 10 16:17:56 GMT 2005

> Well, my FreeBSD reside in ad0s2. While  ad0s1 and ad0s3 is for Windows.
> Both ad0s1 and ad0s3 are NTFS. I can easily mount ad0s1 by typing the
> following command:
> mount -t ntfs /dev/ad0s1 /mnt
> However, when I tried to mount ad0s3 using the same command, it does
> never work. The error message is just as this:
> Kenny# mount -t ntfs /dev/ad0s3/ /mnt
> ntfs: /dev/ad0s3: Invalid argument

Was /dev/ad0s1 still mounted?
You would need a different mount point.

The only other difference I can see is the trailing / in the second one.


> It seemed no use for me to get help from the handbook. What is wrong?
> Ohhhhh, I am quite puzzled.
> Waiting for your help, thanks!
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