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Old 10-12-2008, 07:50 AM   #1
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Question How to detect usb storage arrival and its mount path


Hi, I am a newbi to linux,
i wana to write a program in C that can detect arrival of a usb flash memory. I want also to find the actual mount point of new inserted flash disk. can anyone help me?
thanks a lot
 
Old 10-12-2008, 09:10 AM   #2
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It's possible to detect the insertion of a USB device simply by watching /var/log/dmesg /var/log/messages /var/log/syslog etc. There are also ways to include udev, hal, and/or messagebus hooks (see appropriate project websites).
 
Old 10-12-2008, 12:14 PM   #3
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Thanks a lot. but there is not any appropriate API such as Windows?
 
  


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