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Old 10-13-2006, 06:50 PM   #1
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mass USB storage not automatically detected


hello folks

i want to use my flash mempry disk in redhat 9 but no correspending directory in /mnt to it.

i have its driver. so please what steps shall follow to use

it?

thanks in advance
 
Old 10-14-2006, 03:12 AM   #2
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1. Make a directory in /mnt.
2. Mount filesystem on device to that directory.
3. Use files.

Why on Earth are you using Red Hat 9? It's old and unsupported and you'd be wise to use something newer.
 
Old 10-14-2006, 06:53 PM   #3
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hi agin

could you pls tell me which dev is appropriate for usb storage

because i tryed this in /mnt:
Quote:
mount -t vfat /dev/hda7 mem_storage/
i got an error:
Quote:
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/hda7,
or too many mounted file systems
(could this be the IDE device where you in fact use
ide-scsi so that sr0 or sda or so is needed?)
i tryed with several hda (1,2,3,....)

thanks

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Old 10-15-2006, 12:37 AM   #4
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USB mass storage devices are usually /dev/sd*. Try running dmesg after you plug the device in and it should tell you which device to mount.
 
Old 10-16-2006, 09:34 AM   #5
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hi again

i did dmesg i got at the last lines:
Quote:
hub.c: new USB device 00:1f.2-1, assigned address 4
WARNING: USB Mass Storage data integrity not assured
USB Mass Storage device found at 4
so pls what does address 4 mean?is it sda4 or sdd or .......

are usb ports based on the SCSI supports or serial lines?

many thanks
 
Old 10-17-2006, 04:58 PM   #6
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hi

and when typing
Quote:
mount /dev/sda4 /mnt/mem_storage/
i got
Quote:
mount: /dev/sda4 is not a valid block device
please any idea?

thanks
 
Old 11-04-2006, 03:22 AM   #7
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I don't actually know what the "address 4" means. If you run "fdisk -l" (that's a lowecase L, not a number 1), what does it show?
 
Old 11-16-2006, 03:00 PM   #8
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hi again

ok here is the output:

Quote:
Disk /dev/hda: 20.4 GB, 20404101120 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 2480 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes

Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System
/dev/hda1 * 1 703 5646816 7 HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda2 704 1907 9671130 f Win95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda3 1908 2430 4200997+ 83 Linux
/dev/hda4 2431 2480 401625 82 Linux swap
/dev/hda5 704 1907 9671098+ b Win95 FAT32
thanks
 
Old 11-16-2006, 03:11 PM   #9
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Could you paste your output of the following command:

fdisk -l

You must be root to run the above command. Try to find your /dev/sd* device in the list.
I saw simular errors when I plugged in my USB mass storage device. When I typed "fdisk -l" it didn't even list it as /dev/sda1 like it did in the past. I first thought was that the device is broken. The fix was to download the latest firmware and "re-burn" the device. After that I saw an entry for /dev/sda1 (yours might be different). The USB device is a Creative MuVo Nomad. It's an MP3 player but it's accessed as a USB storage device.
 
  


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