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Old 02-23-2007, 09:28 AM   #1
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mount:you must specify the filesystem type


I am using
mount /dev/sd* /mnt/usb
to mount my USB. It has been working fine until now.

It gives me "mount:you must specify the filesystem type"

Where am I going wrong ? Could you please tell me?

Also is there anyway to automaticlaly load the USB without prompting like in windows ???
 
Old 02-23-2007, 09:32 AM   #2
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sorry got it to work... my bad...

but i still want to know if there anyway to automaticlaly load the USB without prompting like in windows ???
thanks
 
Old 02-23-2007, 10:08 AM   #3
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On recent kernels and hardware the hotplug is working by default. BTW, have a look at USB Flash Memory HOWTO for some detailed information (expecially section 12.4 about hotplugging).
 
  


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