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Old 28th October 2015
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Originally Posted by gpatrick View Post
With both the USB install stick and the USB external drive in, when I get to a shell and try to mount sd1:
# mount -u /dev/sd1a /mnt
mount_ffs: /dev/sd1a on /mnt: specified device does not match mounted device
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I am wondering why you used the -u flag here? That is for update, which assumes something is already mounted. If you got the shell right away from the USB install stick, nothing would be mounted yet, so maybe that explains the error? I would try the mount without the -u flag and see if that helps.
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