FreeBSD and USBmemorystick

Jeremy Chadwick koitsu at
Tue Nov 11 11:29:03 PST 2008

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 08:25:51PM +0100, Pieter Donche wrote:
> If I insert a USB memory stick in my laptop with FreeBSD 7.0 nothing
> happens. On the same laptop in the SuSE 10.1 partition, the same USB
> stick appears in Konqueror under Storage Media  and is ready to use)
> In FreeBSD, Konqueror shows nothing under Storage Media.
> Is this normal?

What shows up in your kernel message log (outside of X, usually on the
first virtual console) when you insert the stick?  It should show a
umass device being added, then a daX device being added.

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