I wanted to create a bootable drive for win xp, when convert FAT32 to NTFS with some commands:

sudo apt-get install gparted
sudo apt-get install ntfs-3g
df -h
umount /dev/sdb1
sudo mkntfs --fast --label myUsbDrive /dev/sdb1

I can't mount usb, I tried some ways but still failed:

mount /dev/sdb1
sudo mount /dev/sdb1
sudo mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt

Yesterday, I pluged in the usb again. I has error:

  • Error mounting /dev/sdb at: command-line `mount -t "ntfs" -o "uhelper=udisks2,nodev,nosuid,uid=1000,gid=1000" "/dev/sdb1" exited with non-zero exit status 13: $mftmirr does not match $mft (record 0).
  • Failed to mount '/dev/sdb1': input/output error.
  • NTFS is either inconsistent, or there is a hardware fault, or it's a softraid/fakeraid hardware.
  • In the first case run chkdsk /f on windows then reboot into windows twice.
  • The usage of the /f parameter is very important!
  • If the device is a softraid/fakeraid then first activate it and mount a different device under the /dev/mapper/ directory, (e.g. /dev/mapper/nvidia_eahaabcc1).
  • Please see the 'dmraid' documentation for more details.

Name of usb: /dev/sdb1
Link of directory: /media/bodhi64/myUsbDrive
Like this pic

Anyone can help me? Thanks in advance.

It will be solve by: convert NTFS to FAT32

sudo mkfs -t vfat /dev/sdb1
  • Did you run the chkdsk as adviced? Assuming you have a windows machine, though. – guillermo chamorro Oct 9 at 15:39
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    Questions specific to Windows XP belong in superuser.com – K7AAY Oct 9 at 15:40
  • @guillermochamorro Anyway to solve error in linux? Because, a bootable win xp is fail – animeMangaGame Oct 9 at 15:45
  • It will be solve by: convert NTFS to FAT32 sudo mkfs -t vfat /dev/sdb1 – animeMangaGame Oct 9 at 16:38

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