I have a Windows XP HDD that no longer wants to mount itself. Long story short, I tried to acces my data through a Ubuntu Live USB. The hard drive wouldn't auto mount, thus I created a mount point using:
sudo mkdir /media/external
When I try to mount the HDD using
sudo mount /dev/sda2 /media/external -o forcer
I get this error message:
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda2, missing codepage or helper program, or other error In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try dmesg | tail or so
How can I force mount my fat16 partition so that I can save my files?