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Old 04-11-2008, 10:47 AM   #1
knobby67
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USB device plugged in at boot is not detected


Hello,
if a usb device is plugged in at boot I need to unplug and re-plug for it to be detected. As far as I know I've installed hotplug and gnome-volume-manager packages. I'm using debian etch with gnome. Can anyone advise what I need to do.Thanks.
 
Old 04-12-2008, 12:57 AM   #2
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Are you sure it doesn't show up in places/computer?. My Ubuntu is a virtual machine inside of Windows, so I can't test your situation.
My other systems use KDE, the drive won't be mounted at boot-up, but an icon for it is in System through an icon on the desktop, just click on it and it gets mounted, then cruise through it's directories.
 
Old 04-12-2008, 05:54 AM   #3
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Hi,
no nothing shows up, and its for any USB device I use, except my USB CDROM which shows up fine :s
 
  


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