USB Flash Drive.

Ron McCy mccyron at
Sat Feb 7 10:06:19 PST 2004

I'm using Free BSD 4.9 on a P III Compq.
I have a "W at LK Key" USB 64MB Flash drive.
The flash drive is plugged in a USB port when I boot and dmesg shows 
some reasonably encouraging
indications that it recognizes the device. It seems to be associating it 
with umass0.....

Part of the dmseg  reads....

uhci0: <Intel 82801BA/BAM (ICH2) USB controller USB-B> port 
0x2440-0x245f irq 5 at device 31.4 on pci0
usb0: <Intel 82801BA/BAM (ICH2) USB controller USB-B> on uhci0
usb0: USB revision 1.0
uhub0: Intel UHCI root hub, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1
uhub0: 2 ports with 2 removable, self powered
umass0: Luwen EasyDisc, rev 1.10/1.00, addr 2

My question -  To what "device" do I mount?  I can't find umass0 isn't 
in my /dev and all the other references that are there don't work -
mount -t msdos /dev/?????  /walkkey.  Further - how does BSD figure out 
when this type of  hot-pluggable device is being used? I've a CD burner 
and camera that I will eventually want to use.  I couldn't find a topic 
in the handbook that addressed USB mass storage.....did I miss something?


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