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Re: USB thumb drive questio



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On Sat, Apr 22, 2006 at 04:52:26PM +0100, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Saturday 22 April 2006 16:43, Stephen Liu wrote:
> > Hi Marc,
> >

> Stephen, first check whether it is already mounted under /media.  Look 
> carefully, as it may appear as just another hard drive.
> 
> If it definitely isn't there, run 'fdisk -l' to see what name it has been 
> given (sda, or whatever) then mount that under /media.  You may have to do 
> that as root, with obvious problems.  If you can do that, I'm sure someone 
> will be able to tell you what to do to get user access to it.

It might be simpler to run dmesg after inserting the device, or "tail
-f /var/log/messages" before inserting it, and see what (if any)
device file is assigned.

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