unable to recognise disk

Asked by samuel loi de yun on 2010-05-16

hi, i'm a new user. i did a partial installation of ubuntu on my windows7 then when i start ubuntu i notice something is amiss 1 partition of my hard disk is not recognisable by ubuntu.
my hard disk is partition into 2 parts 1 part is for the OS for windows 7, C drive
another part is for other application like movie and games, D drive
but ubuntu seems to be only able to be able to recognise C drive and mount it but not D drive.
is there something i did wrong during installation?cause i installed Ubuntu on D drive

thx in advance for people helping me...

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Maxim Petrov (maximpetrov) said : #1

copy here output of command "sudo fdisk -l"

samuel loi de yun (deyun22) said : #2

Disk /dev/sda: 320.1 GB, 320072933376 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 38913 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Sector size (logical/physical): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
I/O size (minimum/optimal): 512 bytes / 512 bytes
Disk identifier: 0xccdd77fd

   Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 1 13 102400 de Dell Utility
/dev/sda2 * 13 1288 10240000 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda3 1288 8937 61440000 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda4 8937 38914 240786433 f W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/sda5 8937 38914 240786432 7 HPFS/NTFS

sry i did not add this in my previous question

Omer Akram (om26er) said : #3

did you install it using wubi? if so please click on 'places' in the top of your screen click 'home folder' there in the sidepane click on 'filesystem' there search for directory 'host' open it and it should contain your drive. I think

samuel loi de yun (deyun22) said : #4

o..ok..thx i found it...thx alot