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Old 04-12-2005, 05:01 PM   #1
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how do I make the computer notice that there's something in the usb port?

well I want to link my ti83+ to the tilp using the the linking cable (silver edition if it matters) and I guess it doesn't automatically read it

I think it's called mounting or something so I go to the root console and type 'mount usb device' and it asks which directory such and such, and I'm lost

running on debian
Old 04-12-2005, 05:32 PM   #2
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after you plug it in (TI 83+ calculator???)
run dmesg and post it here
there should be something about USB at the end if it found the 83+

(if running X you can try running usbview to look at your USB devices)
Old 04-12-2005, 10:43 PM   #3
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To mount the device go into terminal, login as SU

type mkdir (make directory that you want to mount to) for my external hard drive I made /mnt/external

this will make the directory

Next type mount (device name) (directory to mount)

for my external it looked like this

mount /dev/sda1 /mnt/external

to make this happen on boot you have to change fstab, if you need help with this please let me know, I'm more than willing



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