Trouble Mounting Seagate HD

Richard Coleman rcoleman at
Mon Feb 5 17:01:49 UTC 2007

Stephen A. Lewis wrote:
> I am having issues mounting a USB Seagate 300MB HD any suggestions.

After you plug in the external drive, are you seeing any messages in /var/log/messages that the 
drive has been detected by devd/usbd/whatever?

I have a 500g WD mybook, and all I do is:

1. plug it in and wait a few seconds
2. mount /dev/da0s1d /mnt  (as root)

Not much else to it.

Richard Coleman
rcoleman at

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