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Old 08-03-2010, 09:07 AM   #1
gmprabhu
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USB mounting problem


Dear all,

I am new to linux,i am using Redhat linux, i try to mount usb with help of this key

#mkdir usb
#mount /dev/sda1 /root/usb
mount: /dev/sdal is not a valid block device

i am geting this error...

any one help me

thanks
prabhu
 
Old 08-03-2010, 09:26 AM   #2
vishesh
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Try
root#fdisk -l
command to find valid device file for your usb
May be file is /dev/sdb1 or /dev/sdc1 or /dev/sdd1.
You can also use
root#udevmonitor
Command and then insert usb to get eject device file

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