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Old 06-08-2005, 10:39 AM   #1
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USB external hard drive nolonger detected after kernel upgrade to 2.6.11-1.27_FC3

After a fair amount of success getting a dualbooting FC3 on my Pavilion zt3000, i decided to upgrade the kernel through up2date from 2.6.9-1.667 to 2.6.11-1.27_FC3 for various reasons ...
All seems to be okay except the automount/mount features with external devices. I cannot mount /dev/sda1 anymore and Info Center says it detects the external usb2.0 storage device with cypress chipset, but not the western digital hdd for some reason ...

Anyone had similar issues ?
Old 06-09-2005, 03:46 AM   #2
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Had a bit of a win with this one ...
just had to mount it manually using
mount -t auto /dev/sda1 /media/usb

it seems after the update (doesnt appear to be the kernel specifically either as i have to do it manually with the older one too) something has changed. How do I set it up (kde) to automatically mount usb devices when i hook them up like b4 ???
Old 06-09-2005, 04:27 AM   #3
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You can add a line to the file /etc/fstab as:

/dev/sda1     /media/usb         auto          user      0     0
The auto here stands for auto-detect filesystem. This will mount the drive automatically on boot.


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