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Old 05-22-2007, 03:42 AM   #1
aribowo
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Unhappy Mounting USB harddrive on Suse 10.2


Hi All,
I'm a newbie in Linux. I use a laptop Dell Latitude D620 with 40 GB harddrive. I also have another 40GB external USB harddrive with 2 FAT32 partitions. I usually work with Windows XP, but I want to learn more about Linux, so I installed Suse 10.2 on it (with dual boot). The problem is I can't read my USB harddrive. Someone told me that I should mount it, but some other said that it should be automatically mounted. Now I really can't read my USB harddrive. Could any of you give me some clue how to? Thanks in advance.
 
Old 05-22-2007, 04:16 AM   #2
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Welcome aribowo,
as root run following command :-
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fdisk -l (this will list available partition in your PC, no matter usb or ide)

mkdir /media/usbhdd (I assume you want to mount the harddisk partition here)
mount /dev/sda1 /media/usbhdd (mount will detect fat32 automatically)

cd /media/usbhdd (go into the folder)
ls (check the content)
there is actually much more thing to go, but please proceed 1st and understand it.
Good luck!
Regards,
Ks

Last edited by kstan; 05-22-2007 at 04:18 AM.
 
Old 05-23-2007, 02:25 AM   #3
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Thank you. It's already run well.
 
  


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