mounting a usb device

Dan Pelleg daniel+bsd at
Fri Nov 14 07:44:31 PST 2003

"Gregory Stearns" <stearns at> writes:

> I am trying to mount a usb device
> I have tried mount /dev/usb0 /directory and I get block device required
> When I plug it in I get
> umass0: LEXAR MEDIA JUMPDRIVE         ,  rev 1.10/0.01,   addr 2
> da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> da0: <LEXAR JUMPDRIVE 1.10> Removable Direct Access SCSI-CCS device
> dao: 650KB/s transfers
> da0: 61MB (125952 512 byte sectors: 64H 32S/T 61C)
> How do I mount this and use it?
>     Thank you
> -- 

This should mount it:

mount -t msdos /dev/da0s1 /mnt

For usage tips, see:


  Dan Pelleg

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