./ntfs-3g /dev/sda1 /mnt -o force
Unexpected sectors per cluster value (127).
Failed to mount '/dev/sda1': Invalid argument
The device '/dev/sda1' doesn't seem to have a valid NTFS.
Maybe the wrong device is used? Or the whole disk instead of a
partition (e.g. /dev/sda, not /dev/sda1)? Or the other way around?
This is happening on a system I've come across an HP 6930P running Windows XP Professional. The partition appears to be very normal
Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes
Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 30401 244196001 7 HPFS/NTFS
I wonder if this system may just be encrypted somehow because even forcing ntfs-3g does not get it mounted.