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Old 07-15-2004, 07:59 PM   #1
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flash memory stick


I am running MD10 official. What is the proper fstab entry for my flash mem stick. Also is there anything I need to do after I edit fstab? I have made a directory named usbstick in mnt directory

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Old 07-15-2004, 08:18 PM   #2
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As long as there's no SCSI discs on your system (you'll know if there are), then you want something like:

/dev/sda1 /mnt/usbstick auto noauto,user,sync 0 0

I'm using this with a Sony MicroVault at the moment.

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i did it with a microvault 16 MB, on MDK 10.0.

/dev/sda1 /mnt/usbstick auto noauto,user,sync 0 0
bash: /dev/sda1: No such file or directory

Please help me
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Originally posted by ilikejam (with code tags added by me)
/dev/sda1               /mnt/usbstick              auto    noauto,user,sync    0 0

That line above isn't actually a command; it's a configuration line to put in the /etc/fstab file. When that line is added to your /etc/fstab file, then you can mount your microvault with either of these two commands:
mount /mnt/usbstick
mount /dev/sda1
Both commands require the microvault to be plugged in (of course), and that the /mnt/usbstick directory exists. You'll have to make it if it doesn't. If you want to mount the microvault without editing /etc/fstab, you can do this:
mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbstick
You will probably need root to execute that, and the same conditions apply (plugged in and /mnt/usbstick exists)


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