Per Anton Rønning wrote: > Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote: >> Double check that you are accessing the correct device. USB drives >> do not always get "assigned" the same device. (It might get assigned >> /dev/sdd instead of /dev/sdc for example.) If you are interested in >> the reasons for this, it should probably be a separate thread... >> >> Mikkel >> > Oh yes, my processor is slow now. a df command shows this: > [root localhost trade]# df > Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on > /dev/mapper/VolGroup00-LogVol00 > 718841144 8123212 674202912 2% / > /dev/sda1 194442 44177 140226 24% /boot > tmpfs 1943548 48 1943500 1% /dev/shm > /dev/ram0 15863 728 15135 5% /mnt/rd > /dev/sdf1 3985612 53992 3931620 2% /media/disk > > The JetFlash pen is assigned to sdf1. But do I have to assign it to sdc1 > for it to work?? > What consequences does this have? > > Brgds PAR > Nope - but you have to use /dev/sdf instead of /dev/sdc if you want fdisk to tell you anything about the drive. This is why you were getting the unable to open /dev/sdc error message from fdisk. Mikkel -- Do not meddle in the affairs of dragons, for thou art crunchy and taste good with Ketchup!
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