Detection problems when hot plugging USB devices
I have a curious USB flashdrive problem; If i have any USB flashdrives connected to the computer befor a i turn on then after boot up they are detected correctly and everything is fine until i disconnect them. If i then reconnect them they are either not detected or only partially detected. For example i have a 4 gig USB drive that is correctly detected at boot up but if i disconnect it and then reconnect it is not detected at all, another usb drive is the same at boot up but after disconnection and reconnection only the first partition is detected. However my ipod shuffle is correctly detected at all times. What is happening here?
Is there a command line option to attempt to mount usb devices. Using a conventional file manager such as pcman or thunar doesnt seem to work.
Any help with this problem would be much appreciated.