Cannot mount storage drive in workstation

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at
Fri Jun 29 06:44:11 UTC 2012

>From time when i was still using linux i cannot remember a case that linux 
dump utilities actually worked. tar was usable, gnu tar can do SOMEWHAT 
like incremental backups too.

On Thu, 28 Jun 2012, Lynn Steven Killingsworth wrote:

> Dear FreeBSD -
> I have broken my ability to mount my storage drive in FreeBSD installation.
> I am still logged in as root since I have not installed the login manager yet 
> to KDE4.  I think I managed to set my discs to mount under my username by 
> setting the group privilege (wheel) to read/write.
> Then I inadvertently shut off my display while my workstation was running. 
> When I restarted it I could not get my system to display again.  So I had to 
> shutdown my machine.  Then I rebooted a couple of times.  However, I can no 
> longer get my storage drive (not my system drive) to mount by selecting it in 
> Dolphin when I start my workstation.
> This is the message from Dolphin 
> "org.freedesktop.Hal.Device.Volume.UnknownFailure: mount: /dev/ada1s1a: 
> Operation not permitted"
> My familiarity is the online handbook presently.
> So can you tell me where to start?
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