On Fri, Jun 02, 2006 at 06:29:25PM +0200, Francesco Pietra wrote:
> Where to find directions for mounting devices with amd64 debian testing kernel
> 2.6.15-1-amd64-k8-smp? Of course if different from 32 testing.
It is exactly the same as on i386. That is kind of the point of debian.
Every architecture should be as similar as possible.
> I am asking that because I inserted a card reader writer (with card inside)
> into USB and got it recognized without doing anything else.
That would be udev doing its job.
> I was unused at that, so that unfortunately I did not pay attention enough to
> the screen. Now, trying to mount (as root) that device on a newly created
> partition /mnt/flash (as I am used to do with debian 32 testing) I
> got "already mounted or busy"
You can always do: cat /proc/partitions
Or dmesg |grep sd
And see which scsi device the usb device is.
> ps -eaf
> shows, inter alia,
> root 7380 19 0 [the time] ? 00:00:00 [scsi_eh_6]
> root 7381 19 0 [the same time] ? 00:00:00 [usb-storage]
> Unable to trace where the device is mounted - if it reallyis, which frankly i
> can not believe . I am not used to shutdown machines with devices mounted.
> Under /dev a lot of sda.. sdb.. etc etc Under fstab all md for my parttions
> hda for cdrom and fd0 for floppy.
It likely is NOT mounted. It is just detected and the device exists.
You can mount it of course. gnome-volume-manager and the like on the
other hand might mount it automatically for you. I haven't tried that.
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