LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-17-2010, 02:18 AM   #1
asinghpu
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2010
Location: India
Posts: 32

Rep: Reputation: 15
flash drive is not mounting


hi

i have a new flash drive (pen drive) .Last few days it work fine .But now when i plug it in usb port , then a error message appear
"unable to mount media.There is probably no media in the drive" . I am really confused about it .
anybody can help me please .


amandeep
 
Old 09-17-2010, 02:22 AM   #2
prayag_pjs
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2008
Location: Pune - India
Distribution: Fedora,RedHat,CentOS,Gentoo
Posts: 1,138
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 147Reputation: 147
Thumbs up

try this

fdisk -l

it shld list the usb drive

let us know if it shows tat usb drive ;using fdisk
 
Old 09-17-2010, 02:28 AM   #3
asinghpu
Member
 
Registered: Mar 2010
Location: India
Posts: 32

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 15
hi

the output of fdisk -l is

Disk /dev/sda: 250.0 GB, 250059350016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 30401 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/sda1 * 1 14793 118824741 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/sda2 14794 15558 6144862+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda3 15559 21932 51199155 83 Linux
/dev/sda4 21933 30401 68027242+ 5 Extended
/dev/sda5 21933 26394 35840983+ 83 Linux
/dev/sda6 26395 27669 10241406 83 Linux
/dev/sda7 27670 27733 514048+ 82 Linux swap / Solaris
/dev/sda8 27734 30401 21430678+ 83 Linux

it does't show any usb .


amandeep
 
Old 09-17-2010, 02:53 AM   #4
prayag_pjs
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2008
Location: Pune - India
Distribution: Fedora,RedHat,CentOS,Gentoo
Posts: 1,138
Blog Entries: 4

Rep: Reputation: 147Reputation: 147
k fine now u try to detect tat usb on any other system (windows adn linux both ) ... if it doesnt detect there also then usb in no more ....
 
Old 09-17-2010, 03:14 AM   #5
rgdacosta
Member
 
Registered: Jun 2007
Location: South Africa
Distribution: Linux Mint,Fedora, openSUSE, RHEL, SLES, Scientific Linux
Posts: 70

Rep: Reputation: 25
open up a command terminal and type the following *BEFORE* plugging your USB drive in it.


Code:
udevadm monitor --subsystem-match=usb
Then plug in your USB drive.

Do you get output?

You'll need to hit CTRL C to exit out of that command

Last edited by rgdacosta; 09-17-2010 at 03:37 AM.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Help with mounting a U3 Flash Drive! ShokuMasterLord Linux - Hardware 5 05-03-2009 11:23 PM
fedora 7: autofs is not mounting USB flash drive or DVD ROM drive Hewson Linux - General 3 05-12-2008 09:58 AM
Mounting My Flash Drive toolesk Linux - Hardware 5 09-27-2007 12:32 PM
mounting flash drive olaiya Linux - General 6 10-08-2006 11:35 AM
Flash Drive Mounting sutho1 Linux - Newbie 6 09-23-2003 09:34 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:32 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration