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I am running Slack 10 kernel 2.4.26 and I have installed this OS on 4 desktops and 1 laptop. Ok, on the desktops, i can create the directory, edit the fstab file, plug in my kanguru jumpdrive and away i go. But, on the laptop, after i create the directory, edit the fstab file, and plug in the drive, when i try to mount it, it tells me it is not a valid block device.
When i look at dmesg, it picks up my kanguru drive, and even has sda1 listed, but that is as far as I have made it.
I have read busbarns "USB card reader howto" and searched the forums, and the one consistency i have found is to compile the kernel with scsi and usb options enabled. I have done this and it still does not work.
I enjoy working with slack, and with the great advice that gets posted on these forums, i have found that slack is not nearly as daunting as what i had heard it was, and this is the only thing i have had trouble with. If someone could please at least just point me in the direction i need to go from here, i would greatly appreciate it.
Oh, and please let me know what other information you might need, so i can look it up and post back. Thanks again.
Thanks for the replies, got it working, but i honestly am not sure how. Ended up just reinstalling slack, just finished trying to mount the usbdrive, and at first it wouldn't work, but i kept messing with it and now everything is working fine. Thanks again guys.