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Re: USB thumb drive questio



Make sure the automounter daemon is running in the services gui.  Start and stop that service and see if it allows it to mount.  

Can you post the output of the 'mount' command?  Are you running SELinux?  Otherwise I am thinking that there may be something specific to tell it to do in a 64 bit environment, mount-wise, like with regards to block size for example. 

Also try
ps -ef | grep usb 

to see what else may be interfering, usb-wise.  No brainer, but I am assuming you have no other devices plugged in at the moment. 

Also, is this the only usb device that has a problem?  Do you have another usb device to try, preferably a usb hard drive or another thumbdrive just to see what happens? 

Marc



On 4/22/06, Charles Curley <charlescurley charlescurley com> wrote:
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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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