External USB Harddrive
gwg.wijnands.freebsd at xs4all.nl
Sat Jan 1 13:53:07 PST 2005
Sergei Gnezdov wrote:
> I am using Asus A7N8X Rev 1.06 motherboard on FreeBSD 5.3 release. I
> want to use my USB hard drive. It would be the first USB device I use.
> What is the procedure?
> Here is what seems to be a related dmesg output:
> usb0: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
> usb0: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci0
> usb0: USB revision 1.0
> usb1: OHCI version 1.0, legacy support
> usb1: <OHCI (generic) USB controller> on ohci1
> usb1: USB revision 1.0
> umass0: Western Digital USB Hard Drive, rev 2.00/11.05, addr 3
> da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> da0: <WDC WD12 00BB-00DAA3 75.1> Fixed Direct Access SCSI-0 device
> da0: 1.000MB/s transfers
> da0: 114473MB (234441648 512 byte sectors: 255H 63S/T 14593C)
> I think the drive is probably NTFS formatted. If it is not NTFS it is
> I don't remember the drive specs, but it can do better than USB 1.0.
Well, can't you mount it?
if it is fat 32
mount_msdosfs /dev/da0s1 /mnt/
if it is ntfs
mount_ntfs /dev/da0s1 /mnt/
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