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Old 04-27-2009, 10:12 PM   #1
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Help with mounting a U3 Flash Drive!


Yes, U3 is on it. I probably shouldn't have it, but either way, I got it to automount with gnome-volume-manager. I made this account a member of plugdev, and so it automounts; thing is, the U3 flash drive has 2 drives, one for the U3 system and the other for the files. It only automounts the U3 drive, not the one I want. Is there any way to make the second drive mount instead? If I need to change my configuration, someone's going to have to walk me through that; I've tried but I can't.

By the way, could someone help me make the drive writable from any account? I've tried on root "mount -o umask=002 /dev/sda1 /media/usbflash", but when I go back to my main it's always read-only.

Thank you all!

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Old 04-28-2009, 10:56 AM   #2
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Yes, U3 is on it. I probably shouldn't have it, but either way, I got it to automount with gnome-volume-manager. I made this account a member of plugdev, and so it automounts; thing is, the U3 flash drive has 2 drives, one for the U3 system and the other for the files. It only automounts the U3 drive, not the one I want. Is there any way to make the second drive mount instead? If I need to change my configuration, someone's going to have to walk me through that; I've tried but I can't.

By the way, could someone help me make the drive writable from any account? I've tried on root "mount -o umask=002 /dev/sda1 /media/usbflash", but when I go back to my main it's always read-only.

Thank you all!
It's been a while since my U3 drive actually HAD U3 on it, but I believe that's the source of your problems. There is a program you can download from U3, to delete that crap from the drive, and have it ALL usable, but sadly, it's Windows only. Once you remove it, though, you can repartition it, and have a single, usable drive, which should work the way you want it.
 
Old 04-28-2009, 11:05 AM   #3
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ShokuMasterLord View Post
By the way, could someone help me make the drive writable from any account? I've tried on root "mount -o umask=002 /dev/sda1 /media/usbflash", but when I go back to my main it's always read-only.

Thank you all!
i always use this command to manually mount U3 thumbdrives into my machine.
Suppose my username is vitalstrike

Code:
mount -0 uid=vitalstrike /dev/sdb1 /media/usbflash
That way i can read write as my account instead of root
 
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Old 04-29-2009, 04:33 PM   #4
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@ ShokuMasterLord,
"Shoku"
"Master"
"Lord"

:Sound of someone laughing.

Maybe you would like to change your login name before you repost (you have but this single post to your name, so no loss of face).

Sorry, I just couldn't resist

LQ moderators, feel free to ban me

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(but you can call me "tred" or "hey there", and it's OK: I have no self-inflated opinion of my place in the world).
 
Old 04-30-2009, 09:50 PM   #5
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@tredegar:
"tre"
"de"
"gar"
Sounds like someone vomiting.

Maybe you would like to slit your wrists before you repost.
 
Old 05-03-2009, 11:23 PM   #6
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It sure did not take long for this thread to degenerate......closed--unless someone contacts me with request to re-open......

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