vdemart1 at tin.it
Fri Jan 6 01:46:03 PST 2006
With all my USB pens I invariably use:
/sbin/mount_msdosfs /dev/da0s1 /mnt
And it works.
Alle 06:09, venerdì 06 gennaio 2006, Teilhard Knight ha scritto:
> > On 2006-01-05 15:28, Teilhard Knight <teilhk at crosswinds.net> wrote:
> >> Can someone tell me, or point to me where I can find, how to
> >> mount a Flash Disk in release 6.0? I have Googled, but I simply
> >> cannot find the right way. An icon to mount and unmount on the
> >> desktop would be nice. Thanks.
> > When I plug my USB JetFlash disk, the following appears in
> > /var/log/messages (and the system console, but I mostly use X11
> > these days):
> > umass0: USB Flash Disk, rev 2.00/2.00, addr 2
> > da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0
> > da0: Removable Direct Access SCSI-2 device
> > da0: 1.000MB/s transfers
> > da0: 250MB (512000 512 byte sectors: 64H 32S/T 250C)
> I get something similar too. The Device Node is created all right.
> > When you plug the USB flash disk in, /dev/da0 (or another daX
> > device) is automatically created. If the flash disk already has
> > partitions (they usually come with a single FAT partition),
> > you'll also see da0s1 or something similar:
> > # ls -l /dev/da*
> > crw-r----- 1 root operator - 4, 44 Oct 16 17:38 /dev/da0
> Yes, I also get something similar to this.
> > If you see only da0, it's possible that the 'raw disk' is
> > formatted using FAT, without a real BIOS-style partition, which
> > means that you should be able to 'mount' it with something like:
> > # /sbin/mount_msdosfs /dev/da0 /mnt
> I do not only see da0 above and this command results in: "mount_msdosfs:
> /dev/da0: Invalid argument"
> > That's it. Copy files to and from the /mnt directory. When you
> > are done, make sure you unmount the flash disk before removing
> > it. If you don't, chances are your kernel will panic when it
> > discovers the physical flash disk is gone.
> > # umount /mnt
> > Now, it's safe to pull the flash disk out.
> You told me how to mount my flash disk in case the command "ls -l /dev/da0"
> results incomplete or I have the disk raw formatted. But what should I do
> if I get all similar to what you get? In other words, how do you mount your
> flash disk?
> Thanks for your feedback.
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