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Old 08-02-2003, 09:20 PM   #1
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scandisk flash drives on linux

is there anyway to configure a scandisk cruzer mini on linux?
Old 08-02-2003, 09:44 PM   #2
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Yes. The USB drive is probably /dev/sda1. Plug in the drive and open up a console. As root, type:

mkdir /mnt/mydirectory
mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/mydirectory

You should then be able to see you files in the /mnt/mydirectory. I'm assuming the flash drive is formated as vfat filesystem. If you use KDE, you can right click on the desktop and select add new hard drive to get a desktop icon linking the flash drive. Hopefully what I said is right
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it works!!

it works!!! Thanx.
Old 03-09-2004, 08:16 AM   #4
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Angry cruzer mini drive on 98se

i got a cruzer mini drive, i cn get it ot work at college but not on my home computer(98SE), i think is cas i don't have the right driver in. i can get up to the green light coming on the decice but it can't reconise it, some sent me the right drvier HELPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPPP

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The green light just means there is power. Have you tried to google for the driver yet or what? Find the one that matches your drive.


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