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Adv Reply August 10th, 2012 #2 Frankincense93 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Just Give Me the Beans! Then find out what file number was used, and what open() call returned that file number. Tango Icons Tango Desktop Project. MY PROBLEM I had disassembled my sister's netbook to make a back up of the hard drive before installing Ubuntu. Source

asked 2 years ago viewed 1017 times active 4 days ago Blog Stack Overflow Gives Back 2016 Related 3How to create a new partition on a hard disk?1WD MyBook 3TB - Join them; it only takes a minute: Sign up “inappropriate ioctl for device” up vote 35 down vote favorite 2 I have a Perl script running in an AIX box. By the way, I already tried to mount as exfat or Fat32 (Whcih are common to Windows/Mac) withouth success and badblocks didn't detect errors on the disk. –RFuentess Jan 17 '14 This may not be the solution for most but hopefully it saves someone some time.

Not the answer you're looking for? See https://rt.perl.org/Ticket/Display.html?id=124232 When we push the buffer layer to PerlIO and do a failing isatty() check which obviously fails on all normal files, ignore the wrong errno ENOTTY. Then I installed Ubuntu (the Lubuntu distribution) easily but when I reebooted I had this read error. Ok, now I understand it.

What am I doing wrong? Did you enable encryption for your /home directory? What is a inappropriate ioctl, and do I have to worry about it (last line)? 2. /dev/sda2 and /dev/sda5 appear as different file systems about approximatly the same range ?!? As ysth says, the most common reason for seeing an unexpected value in $!

Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes #1 18th March 2012, 04:49 AM sathishj Offline Registered User Join Date: Mar 2012 Location: madurai,india Posts: 4 inappropriate ioctl for What is the determinant? Ask a question Edit question Subscribers Subscribe Subscribe someone else • Take the tour • Read the guide © 2004-2016 CanonicalLtd. • Terms of use • Contact Launchpad Support • If it's not loaded, you simply need to 'modprobe megaraid2' to load it.

When I remove it, lsblk does not list /dev/sdb anymore. –user3298319 Jun 12 at 19:53 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign You should have continued with creating a new partition. Do you really want to continue? Please take a minute to read the Posting Rules. __________________ Glenn The Bassinator glennzo View Public Profile Find all posts by glennzo Tags device, inappropriate, ioctl « Previous Thread

The time now is 05:10 AM. However, when I tried to partition the logical drive on the RAID storage with fdisk, I received the error "unable to read /dev/sdb". It's the only usb stick i plugged so there is no error about it. Can anyone help point me in the right direction?

but why "inappropriate ioctl for device" message.. –someguy Oct 22 '09 at 5:58 add a comment| up vote 0 down vote Ran into this error today while trying to use code http://webjak.net/unable-to/unable-to-read-from-device-xcode.html Join Date Oct 2007 Beans 220 DistroUbuntu 10.04 Lucid Lynx Re: Harddrive woes So you CAN log into the server but some commands are not working is this correct? Read my answer. It lists megaraid2 as the driver.

Explain it to me like I'm a physics grad: Global Warming How should implanted technology be handled in prison? When I rebooted, the Lubuntu worked normally. I don't think there's a problem with /dev/sdb as such because the problem is being reported for /dev/mapper. have a peek here share|improve this answer answered Oct 11 '14 at 20:53 Costa-Gal 1 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign

Big differences in GCC code generation when compiling as C++ vs C Why does cycling use a measure of time ("century") as a measure of distance? I cannot open /var/log/messages because of the input/output error. Question information Language: English Edit question Status: Solved For: Ubuntu util-linux Edit question Assignee: No assignee Edit question Solved by: Chris Solved: 2011-12-18 Last query: 2011-12-18 Last reply: 2011-12-17 Related bugs

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share|improve this answer answered Oct 22 '09 at 6:07 James Anderson 21.9k43364 add a comment| up vote 3 down vote "inappropriate ioctl for device" is the error string for the ENOTTY Last edited by Frankincense93; August 10th, 2012 at 12:57 PM. share|improve this answer edited Oct 7 '12 at 21:24 answered Oct 22 '09 at 7:20 hobbs 112k11118202 memoizing well in advance of actual use/need. Should I just buy a new HDD and load my backup onto it?

MY SOLUTION So I simply disassambled the netbook again and connected strongly the hard drive. Adv Reply August 12th, 2012 #5 LHammonds View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Dipped in Ubuntu Join Date Sep 2011 Location Behind you! Browse other questions tagged partition hard-disk fdisk badblocks udf or ask your own question. Check This Out However, I still cannot get any output from fdisk, and when I reboot, I still get the same error.

Created new partition for the full disk (4M). Why don't some modern cars automatically turn off headlights when stopped?