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To determine whether the problem is the drive or the enclosure, remove the drive from the enclosure, install it in a desktop with sufficient power and check the smart status. For a deeper test, you can check every sector of the drive utilizing tools like ddrescue. ddrescue will report error size during the process and you can attempt data recovery at the ...


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First thing to look at, Disk /dev/vdc doesn't contain a valid partition table So you probably still need to make a partition with the help of fdisk. Please see check the following article on how to do so. It explains it, step-by-step. how to use fdisk to manage partitions on linux (howtogeek.com) It uses /dev/sda as the partition in the examples, just ...


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As there already is a folder named /media/Data the automounter creates another one named /media/Data_ as mounting point to avoid using a folder that you may have created for something else. If you remove the folder /media/Data the automounter will use /media/Data as mounting point the next time you mount your partition. Maybe you didn't properly unmount ...


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For some reason the empty directory is not automatically deleted after the removal of the device Therefore Remove the old mount point sudo rmdir /media/Data Remove the device and insert it again


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To avoid something like this in the future, I'd recommend, that you use the blkid of the device and create a new fstab entry. E.g. (need to be root) mars ~ # sudo blkid /dev/sdb1: LABEL="backup" UUID="581df838-483f-432f-93ca-64945def428c" TYPE="xfs" Entry in fstab mars ~ # sudo nano /etc/fstab UUID="581df838-483f-432f-93ca-64945def428c" /backup xfs ...


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Looks like I misread the tutorial. To get this working, open /etc/fstab and add: https://dav.box.com/dav /home/<username>/Box davfs _netdev,rw,user 0 0


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Boot a live system (for example boot from a usb stick). Resize sda2 all the way to the right. Move sda5 all the way to the right inside sda2. Resize sda2 from the left to the right. Resize sda1 all the way to the beginning of sda2. Apply after each single step in this case. Changing size on the right hand side will go fast, changing size on the left hand ...


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Generally speaking you cannot resize the partition you are booted from for the simple reason that before you can resize or move a partition, you must unmount it, and if you could unmount it, your system would stop working. First backup your data if you have a brain. I've read too many sob stories here not to recommend this first. Boot to external media ...



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