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Old 05-27-2010, 06:49 AM   #1
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Post Unable to mount pendrive


Hi,
I am using CentOS 5.4 in VMware, having Win XP as host OS.
i am unable to mount a pendrive.
I have used "#dmesg" command to display the hardwares connected, but its not showing anything about Pendrive.

Also tried #mount -t -vfat /dev/sda2 /pendrive........but the error is "...its not a block"



Someone please help me out !!!
 
Old 05-27-2010, 07:06 AM   #2
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Have you given your VMWare host control over that specific USB Controller? I'm not overly familiar with VMWare but I think its under settings.

PS: I'm assuming you're talking about a USB Flash pendrive?

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Old 05-27-2010, 07:14 AM   #3
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Yes, i have given the VMWare host control over USB Controller......but still the same error!!
ALso, i have configured the Distro to automatically mount whenever any removal device is inserted....
 
Old 05-27-2010, 07:16 AM   #4
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Hi,

Could you give us the exact error message when trying this by hand (the mount -t vfat .... command).
 
  


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