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Old 06-28-2011, 02:10 PM   #1
nimbus-cloud
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help me Mount Usb/Ide external controller


I'm running Ubuntu 10.04 I have a USB/IDE External HDD; Nothing happens when I Plug it in the usb slot. lsusb recognizes it as
Code:
Bus 008 Device 003: ID 067b:2307 Prolific Technology, Inc. PL2307 USB-ATAPI4 Bridge
I'm not sure if this will help but it says on the back...
model L40/40GB
Serial No: 1Q1L40A
www.buslink.com
Universal Buslink corp.
the front says Buslink tm USB Hard Drive..

I wasn't too sure how to get it to activate. so if I could get some help it would be very much appreciated

Thanks in advance ^_^

NIM

Last edited by nimbus-cloud; 06-28-2011 at 02:38 PM.
 
Old 06-28-2011, 03:39 PM   #2
Karl Godt
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Nimbus is a Latin word meaning cloud or rain storm.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nimbus_cloud
Nimbus (cloud computing)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nimbus_(cloud_computing)

I am more in weather than computing languages
but Hello !

1. Are the neccessary drivers loaded ?
Code:
lsmod
2. Which drivers are needed ?
Code:
modprobe -l | grep -E 'pl|usb'
For my adaptor I would need
/lib/modules/2.6.33.2/kernel/drivers/usb/serial/pl2303.ko

and you would perhaps need
/dma/pl330.ko . In my distro there is no pl330.ko but inside the kernel source .
Quote:
/* linux/drivers/dma/pl330.c
*
* Copyright (C) 2010 Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
* Jaswinder Singh <jassi.brar@samsung.com>
 
  


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