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Old 06-08-2004, 06:26 AM   #1
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VST Firewire Hard Drive and Mandrake 9.2

VST Firewire Hard drive and Mandrake 9.2

I have a VST Firewire hard drive which I thought had been installed when I first installed 9.2. However, I now notice that there is no icon for in on my desktop like I see for my floppy, cdrom and memory card.

The firefire drive is listed under "unknown hardware" in hardware drake. It is not listed in File;/mnt.

When I boot the system I get a message something like "New hardware found. SDA. Do you want to configure, "OK. Cancel." If I tab to OK I get a list of my drive partitions. At that point I am not sure what to do next.

I am sure this is a simple problem to fix, but I have no idea how to do it.

I also seem to remember that there was an icon on the desk top for my internal hard drive, but that is not there anymore.

Many thanks for you help.

Old 06-08-2004, 06:40 AM   #2
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when u click ok and get partition do u see sda? if so click expert then click it and choose a mount point... then exit
Old 06-08-2004, 09:51 AM   #3
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i just did that but i wasn't sure how to pick a mount point. now i have 2 mnt/memory-card on my desk top. the first is empty and the second recognized my usb memory stick when i put it in.

so i musta done something wrong,



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