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Old 01-23-2004, 07:53 PM   #1
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How to mount my USB mobile hard disk?


My USB hard disk have parted for 3 partition, first one is primacy, and the others are extend.
 
Old 01-23-2004, 08:30 PM   #2
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You need to set it up as a usb mass storage device, have a look at the following link for instructions.
http://www.linux-usb.org/USB-guide/book1.html
 
Old 01-28-2004, 09:46 PM   #3
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You need to set it up as a usb mass storage device, have a look at the following link for instructions.
http://www.linux-usb.org/USB-guide/book1.html
That link can not use, please paste it for me, thanks.
 
Old 01-29-2004, 12:06 AM   #4
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The link works fine for me.
Try this one though,
http://www.linux-usb.org/USB-guide/x498.html
 
Old 01-29-2004, 07:12 AM   #5
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The link works fine for me.
Try this one though,
http://www.linux-usb.org/USB-guide/x498.html
But I can't connect to the server of www.linux-usb.org
 
Old 01-29-2004, 07:18 AM   #6
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Then you have a network problem, it still works fine for me.
 
Old 01-29-2004, 07:46 AM   #7
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Is it mount the '/dev/sda'?
 
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/dev/sda1 for the first partition - sda2 for the second, etc.
 
Old 01-29-2004, 10:04 PM   #9
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But when I plugin the harddisk, It can not find sda in /dev. But my usb flash disk can.
 
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What exactly is the hardware that your trying to mount?
 
Old 01-30-2004, 07:28 AM   #11
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Look at the output of dmesg for messages on the hard drive.

Whatever USB drive the OS detects first will be /dev/sda, next will be /dev/sdb.

BTW what distro of linux are you running?
 
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What exactly is the hardware that your trying to mount?
The usb harddisk, of course. My flash disk is already can be mount.
 
Old 01-30-2004, 08:18 PM   #13
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Look at the output of dmesg for messages on the hard drive.

Whatever USB drive the OS detects first will be /dev/sda, next will be /dev/sdb.

BTW what distro of linux are you running?
I am using mandrake linux 9.2, and kernel 2.6.1.
When I use the usbview, I can find the "mass storage..." device, but I can not find any device like sda, sdb... in /dev/

And, what is "dmesg"? how can i find it?

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Old 02-02-2004, 01:19 PM   #14
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dmesg is a command you type at the console. It prints kernel messages to the standard output. It should tell you what's happening with your USB system, this is what I get when I plug my digicam (that uses USB mass storage):
Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
usb.c: registered new driver usb-storage
USB Mass Storage support registered.
hub.c: new USB device 00:10.1-1, assigned address 3
usb-uhci.c: interrupt, status 2, frame# 956
usb_control/bulk_msg: timeout
scsi1 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
Vendor: HP Model: PhotoSmart 43x Rev: No.1
Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
Attached scsi removable disk sda at scsi1, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
SCSI device sda: 28417 512-byte hdwr sectors (15 MB)
sda: Write Protect is off
/dev/scsi/host1/bus0/target0/lun0: p1 p2 p3 p4
WARNING: USB Mass Storage data integrity not assured
USB Mass Storage device found at 3
udf: registering filesystem
 
  


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