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I'm using a Dell Inspiron with 8 usb ports, 4 in front and 4 in back. I use VMware under windows vista (argh!!!!), and I can't "see" my pendrive in any port using fedora, centos, debian and so on.
Can somebody help me ?
are you looking for sda1 look at your dmesg and in it it will tell you what is going on when loading the usb drive. the other problem is if you disconected it before unmounting it it became corupted and linux will not be able to load the file system. and will not load it.
so go to your teminal and type cfdisk /dev/sda and see what it says or try cfdisk /dev/sda1/ and see what it says. if it says it can open because of bad blocks or somthing it is not reconizing your fat32 or 16. let me know I will help you out.