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Old 04-20-2009, 05:27 AM   #1
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How to mount the USB pendrive while installing operating system from the same.

I am using a custom operating distribution that has all the necessary modules to support USB during installation.

The operating system boots up from a usb device, but I want to check the media.

I have tried

mknod /dev/sda1 b 8 1
with no sucess. I have also tried

mknod /dev/uba b 180 0
When I try to mount the media I get an error along the lines of no such device.

Am I doing anything wrong.should I use

/dev/sda insted of /dev/sda1.

Old 04-20-2009, 07:10 AM   #2
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If any one, for some weird reason wants to do the same
during the installation
1) open console (by pressing ALT F2 or CRTL-ALT-F2)

2) Then cat /proc/partitions.Find your pendrive in the list.

Because i have a SCSI hardisk pendrive was on /dev/sdb.

If you ever want to mount it don't forget to type udevstart before attempting the mount.



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