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Old 11-28-2008, 09:44 PM   #1
b1ue_sky88
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Portable USB drive problem


Hi, everyone

im currently using archlinux
and im trying to use my usb drive to transfer files to another computer
but it doesnt seem like reading my usb drive

does anyone know how to fix this problem?

thanks in advance
 
Old 11-29-2008, 02:15 PM   #2
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Hi!

Can you give us more info?
What type of FyleSystem does your USB has?
Have you tried to mount the USB manually?
 
Old 11-30-2008, 01:02 AM   #3
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my USB has FAT 32 system

and btw it worked somehow by manually mounting
but i wanna make sure it works every time
cuz i thought i enabled automount..

so how do you check if the automount is enabled?

im kinda new to linux, so not much knowledge about commands
 
  


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