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Marcel de la Jartèle
PostPosted: Sat Sep 18, 2004 10:40 am    Post subject: USB Key not recognized Reply with quote

Ehm... my USB Key isn't recognized by BLAG Linux 19999.00081
is it a problem or am i a dumb ? (yeah, i begin under linux in fact ^^)


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PostPosted: Thu Sep 23, 2004 11:19 am    Post subject: usb key Reply with quote

1) Create a directory in /mnt called usbstorage (need to be root)
2) Edit /etc/fstab and add following lines :
/dev/sda1 /mnt/usbstorage vfat noauto,user,exec,showexec,umask=0,iocharset=iso8859-1 0 0

(iso 8859-1 for Western European)

Introduce your key and right click on the desktop to mount usbstorage, you will have an icon coming on the top. Double click and you are in usb directory.
The choice of vfat allows to communicate with proprietary systems.

Important : never forget to umount device before extracting the key.

The good news is that also works when you plugin a digital camera.

Marcel de la Jartèle
PostPosted: Thu Sep 23, 2004 11:23 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Oki, Thank u very much ^^
And I recently discovered a script that automatically detect and mount the usb key :D


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