FC6 portable hard drive -
Bob Goodwin - W2BOD
bobgoodwin at wildblue.net
Wed Jun 6 19:41:20 UTC 2007
Mikkel L. Ellertson wrote:
> Bob Goodwin - W2BOD wrote:
>> My daughter has a Samsung portable hard drive that she handed me to copy
>> the F7-DVD-iso file to so that she can burn the DVD on her Mac.
>> It plugs in to the usb port and I figured I would see it when I did
>> lsusb, but no, it's not there. So I have found yet another obstacle to
>> installing F7!
>> Should I expect Fedora Core 6 to find that drive when I plug it in?
>> What do I do next? Or is it just another gadget that won't work in Linux?
>> Bob Goodwin
> What do you mean by "it's not there"? If it is not there at all,
> even by ID numbers, then I would check the USB connection. Even if
> Linux does not support the device, it will still show up on lsusb if
> it is properly connected. I am not sure what happens if the device
> draws more power then is available at the port it plugs in to - but
> I would still expect something listed there.
> I would expect just about any USB storage device to work. The worst
> I would expect is to have to manually mount it.
Ok, maybe I was wrong?
I see one device at : Bus 005 Device 005: ID 12c8:1f03
It has no name listed but that must be it. I've had so many things not
working today that I am about at wits end ...
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