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Old 01-04-2005, 06:49 PM   #1
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Strange USB flash drive issue

Hey people, here is the issue: when i try to mound my USB flash drive i get this:

Unable to load NLS charset cp437
FAT: codepage cp437 not found
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sda1, or too many mounted file systems

I have re-partitioned it and used mkdosfs to format it. I have even formatted it on a winblows box and i still get that error.
Old 01-05-2005, 06:47 AM   #2
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Have you tried mounting it as /dev/sdb1 or /dev/sda ?
Old 01-05-2005, 03:30 PM   #3
Not now, John!
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Use this in your /etc/fstab:
/dev/sda1      /mnt/usb       auto     noauto,rw,user         0     0
No other options like charset.


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