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Old 03-04-2011, 07:37 AM   #1
krisen_nadasen
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cant mount flash drive


hi, having a problem mounting a flash drive on slackware 13.0

tried using command:
mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/hd

geting an error special device does not exist. sda1 is my hdd, also tried sdc sdd
 
Old 03-04-2011, 08:23 AM   #2
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In a terminal after you have plugged the flash drive in type dmesg and you should see information about how your system sees the flash drive including what device ID it has been assigned.

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Old 03-04-2011, 08:33 AM   #3
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THANKS

dmesg gave me alot of info on the drive but not the id

i eventually used fdisk -l and it worked

thanks again,
 
  


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