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Old 02-19-2008, 04:58 AM   #1
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Can't mount my USB memory stick in Debian


I edited /etc/fstab to add:

/dev/sda1 /mnt/usb vfat noauto,user,fmask=133,dmask=022 0 0

but when I plug the stick in it came back with an error:

Can't find /mnt/usb


So I then ran the commands:

mkdir /mnt/usb
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/usb


and tried again, and this time it came back with:

mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1,
missing codepage or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tail or so


so I did

dmesg | tail

And got this error message:

Unable to load NLS charset cp437


Any advizes?
 
Old 02-19-2008, 05:11 AM   #2
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It's either that I'm using the wrong codepage option, in which case, how to find out the right one?

Or

I'm using the wrong file-system, should it be vfat for an sdcard in a usb adapter thing?
 
Old 02-19-2008, 07:33 AM   #3
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Try
sudo /sbin/modprobe nls_437

Make sure you have the xorg-x11-fonts-core package installed.

Maybe try the option "codepage=437".

http://www.nslu2-linux.org/wiki/HowT...FATFileSystems
 
  


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