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I have an old harddrive with some amiga stuff i would like to read. I read on canonicals wiki that Amiga-ffs harddrives should be mountable in Ubuntu - but i had no luck in this. Anyone has any hints?

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To mount a drive with a special filesystem we may need to tell the mount command what type of filesystem we have. Supported filesystems are:

adfs, affs, autofs, cifs, coda, coherent, cramfs, debugfs, devpts, efs, ext, ext2, ext3, ext4, hfs, hfsplus, hpfs, iso9660, jfs, minix, msdos, ncpfs, nfs, nfs4, ntfs, proc, qnx4, ramfs, reiserfs, romfs, squashfs, smbfs, sysv, tmpfs, ubifs,udf, ufs, umsdos, usbfs, vfat, xenix, xfs, xiafs.Manpage mount

Before we can mount the drive we need to define a mountpoint e.g. like this:

sudo mkdir /mnt/amigadrive

After that we can mount an amiga filesystem on drive /sdx (replace X by the letter given to your drive, e.g. /sdc) to this mountpoint by this command

sudo mount -t affs /dev/sdx /mnt/amigadrive

A prerequisite is that the drive was recognized by the BIOS (which may be an issue for a very old drive).

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