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Old 04-20-2008, 12:15 PM   #1
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Can't Access USB Key in KDE


Hello all,

After Linux and KED are up I plug my USB key into a USB port but I don't see anything changing on the KDE screen to let me know that the system sees the USB key.

In Windows Explorer I can see the USB key right away so I know that the USB port is O.K.

How and where can I look to see if the USB key is seen by Linux and access the contents on the USB key. I know that the key looks like another drive.

The Destro I'm using is Centos5.1. Really another Red Hat version.

Thanks.
 
Old 04-20-2008, 12:30 PM   #2
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Insert the key and wait 5 secs. Then run the ' dmesg ' command and see the last ten lines. See if it sees a new /dev/sd**.

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Old 04-20-2008, 01:00 PM   #3
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Thanks...

Lots of output but nothing like you state in your message.
 
Old 04-20-2008, 01:05 PM   #4
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In Kde, open konqueror a few seconds after plugging in the key. Then look in /media and /mnt to see if a new folder has been added for the key.

In my SuSE installation, my key shows up as /media/usbdisk.
 
Old 04-20-2008, 01:15 PM   #5
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Post the last ten lines of dmesg to see if it is picking anything up after key is inserted?

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