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Old 10-16-2010, 09:36 PM   #1
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usbdisk Ubuntu 10.10 trying to mount /dev/sr0

At work we occassionly have to use a usb memory stick which is running Ubuntu 10.10 live to boot a utility that we need for work. When the Ubuntu loads up it hangs for a while and when I hit the escape key I can see that it keeps trying to load /dev/sr0. I looked to see if it was mounting it in fstab but I cant seem to find it. Here is the message:

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/initline 7can't open /dev/sr0: No medium found 

any suggestions

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Old 10-18-2010, 08:41 AM   #2
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I can see that it keeps trying to load /dev/sr0
This device is a CDROM or DVDROM. Has the USB stick you're using a read only partition at the start of it? SanDisk Cruzer memory sticks for instance have a U3 launcher partition which mounts under Windows but can be a problem under Linux in that the main data partition can be obscured.

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