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Re: USB hard drive



On Thu, 2006-03-30 at 21:55 +0000, Jim Douglas wrote:
> >From: James Wilkinson <fedora westexe demon co uk>
> >Reply-To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
> >To: fedora-list redhat com
> >Subject: Re: USB hard drive
> >Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2006 21:31:58 +0100
> >
> >Jim Douglas has been having trouble with his USB drive.
> >
> > > .....rebooting show this in the log file, not sure which device to 
> >mount?
> > > Whey does it have 4 when there's only 1 drive?
> > >
> > > sd 0:0:0:0: Attached scsi removable disk sda
> > > sd 0:0:0:1: Attached scsi removable disk sdb
> > > sd 0:0:0:2: Attached scsi removable disk sdc
> > > sd 0:0:0:3: Attached scsi removable disk sdd
> >
> > > EXT3 FS on hda3, internal journal
> > >  Vendor: IOI       Model: MediaBay 7 in 4   Rev: 1.00
> > >  Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 00
> > >  Vendor: IOI       Model: MediaBay 7 in 4   Rev: 1.01
> > >  Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 00
> > >  Vendor: IOI       Model: MediaBay 7 in 4   Rev: 1.02
> > >  Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 00
> > >  Vendor: IOI       Model: MediaBay 7 in 4   Rev: 1.03
> > >  Type:   Direct-Access                      ANSI SCSI revision: 00
> >
> >Erm -- this looks like it's a device to mount different sorts of media
> >(CompactFlash, SD, etc.) Is it anything like this:
> >http://www.mymediagear.com/catalog/product_info.php?cPath=59&products_id=83&osCsid=149acb156b1648c54fd0308416589877
> >
> >In which case, it probably has four slots for the different media types,
> >and these show up as different devices in Linux. Which one you use would
> >depend on what sort of media you were trying to read -- all I can
> >suggest is trial and error.
> >
> > > mkdir usbhd in /media
> > >
> > > then,
> > >
> > > mount -t ext3 /dev/sda /media/usbhd
> > >
> > > is says,
> > > mount:No medium found
> >
> >Try for sdb, sdc and sdd. Try
> >fdisk -l /dev/sdx
> >in case the medium comes with a partition table.
> >
> >Good luck!
> >
> >James.
> >
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> 
> It's an IOMEGA 60GB USB external Hard Drive.
> 
> I tried sdb, sdc and sdd and it says,
> mount: No medium found.
> 
> When I try
> fdisk -l /dev/sdx (I aslo tried sda, sdb, sdc, sdd)
> 
> nothing happens, no messages or anything.
> 
> The USB hard drive is FAT32, could that be an issue?
> 
> 
> Jim
> 
> 


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