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Re: Accessing a USB mass storage device

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 01:08:37PM -0700, Glenn English wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-01-20 at 20:51 +0100, Hamster wrote:
> > I've tried running "mount /dev/sda /mnt", but it wants to know the file
> > system type. I have no idea what file system type it is, or even if this
> > is the right thing to do.
> Would "mount -t auto /dev..." work here? 
> Or maybe "fdisk /dev/sda" and "p" would tell you what partitions exist
> and what they are.
> -- 
> Glenn English
> ghe@slsware.com

What about fdisk -l /dev/sda. It's probably vfat FS. For my digiCam, I
have a fstab entry:
/dev/sda1  /mnt/camera  vfat user,noauto 0  0

But what about:
mkdir /mnt/tmp
mount -t auto /dev/sda1 /mnt/tmp

Then type mount to see what FS it picked

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