mounting an external Hard Drive

Tun Eler tuneler at
Tue Apr 10 21:09:47 UTC 2007

i was trying to mount an external HDD in my machine running FBSD 6.2 RELEASE. 
I configured the kernel according to the Handbook and pluged the exernal HD.
Then i typed (starting with # are my commands, otherwise output):

# dmesg
acpi_tz0: failed to set new freq, disabling passive cooling
umass0: vendor 0x04b4 Cypress AT2LP      RC7, rev 2.00/2.40, addr 2
da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
da0: <SAMSUNG SP2514N 0000> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-0 device 
da0: 1.000MB/s transfers
da0: 238475MB (488397168 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 30401C)
# camcontrol devlist
<SAMSUNG SP2514N 0000>             at scbus0 target 0 lun 0 (pass0,da0)
# ls /dev/da*
/dev/da0        /dev/da0s1
# mkdir /exthd
# mount_msdosfs /dev/da0 /exthd
mount_msdosfs: /dev/da0: Invalid argument
# mount_msdosfs /dev/da0s1 /exthd
mount_msdosfs: /dev/da0s1: Invalid argument
# dmesg
mountmsdosfs(): bad FAT32 filesystem
mountmsdosfs(): bad FAT32 filesystem

# Uou, i did exactly as in the hadbook. The HDD was working fine in a Windows machine.
# Thanks in advance for any tip ...

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