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Old 09-21-2007, 08:42 AM   #1
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mounting pen drive on slackware


i'm using slackware 11... i need to kno how to use or mount USB pen drive on my system.... thanks in advance
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You would do something like:

sudo mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/memory
You may need to adjust your device node. Check the output of "fdisk -l" to determine what storage devices have popped up where.
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First you need to know where it is,
so type:
# dmseg | tail

it will give you some information where it is eg. /dev/sdc

then create a folder, for example /media/usb

then mount it

mount -t ext3 /dev/sdc /media/usb


mount -t vfat /dev/sdc /media/usb

depending on the file system of the usb drive.

Obviously, change /dev/sdc and /media/usb to your situation


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