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Re: M$ USB-key

On Sun, 2004-12-05 at 22:18 +0100, Yevgen Reznichenko wrote:
> David Goodenough wrote:
> > Look in /proc/partitions when the stick is inserted, and see what partitions
> > the kernel thinks are there.  I have also met devices which were partitioned
> > as logical partitions, so the first one was /dev/sda4.
> The file /proc/partitions doesn't change whether I plug in the USB key 
> or not. It shows five sda partitions sda[1-4] and just /dev/sda, but 
> none of them can be mounted.
> > However it would also be worth investigating the hotplug error code.
> Hotplug isn't installed, but the usbmgr logs as followed:
> usbmgr[485]: vendor:0x1370 product:0x2168
> usbmgr[485]: class:0x8 subclass:0x6 protocol:0x50
> usbmgr[485]: USB device is matched the configuration
> usbmgr[485]: Can't get module loader
> Should I try hotplug?

I think so.  hotplug and udev are great, IMO.  If you use GNOME,
then then the the gnome-volume-manager and hal are *great* in v2.8.1
which should be in Sarge sometime Real Soon Now.

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA
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