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Old 10-25-2003, 12:53 PM   #1
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Question Usb Thumbdrive

I have a recently received a lexmark thumb-drive from dell, when using it in red-hat 9 The device is found as a usb device and listed under a scsi /dev/. When i try to mount the thumb-drive i am told by the mount command it dose not recognize the filesystem present on the device. could anyone please help me in this situation.

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Old 10-26-2003, 02:09 AM   #2
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Try making a filesystem on it like this: /sbin/mkfs.vfat /dev/scd0, using the right devicename and with it unmounted, then try the mount with -t auto. vfat should make it compatible w/both windows and linux. This would similar to doing a "format" of it in dos/windows.

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