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Re: Using USB pen drive



On Fri, 30 Dec 2005 17:40:53 -0500, Chris Howie wrote:

>> I tried to mount /dev/sdb1 with type auto and vfat, but failed. Then I
>> tried with usbfs. It mounted ok, but I wasn't able to find any meaningful
>> files from the mount:
> 
> usbfs is a virtual filesystem, like proc.  It gives you information about
> connected USB devices by presenting it as part of the filesystem.

thanks.

> Try mounting /dev/sdb. 

That didn't work, which I tried first (mount /dev/sdb1). mount told me to
specify file system type. 

Besides, merely mount /dev/sdb will definately won't work, since there are
apparently partitions in it...





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