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Old 07-21-2005, 03:20 PM   #1
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USB Hot Plug Problems...

Hi all,
I Installed Fedora1 In my System.I have a Usb Pen Drive(512MB)
When I Plug In It is not recognizing.....actually
Iam Fresher in Linux Pls tell How to check and How to add......

Vinay Kumar.G
Old 07-22-2005, 08:44 AM   #2
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once it is pluged, type "dmesg". In the last few lines, you should have something like "found new USB drive, at device sda1" (or whatever the message, I don't have an usb drive to try right now).
All you have to do then is to mount it (as root) :
mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/where/you/want/it


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