Can't access USB disk in rescue mode

Rick Sewill rsewill at
Fri Jun 29 15:14:26 UTC 2007

Maybe rescue will realize the disk is there during boot.
Try having the usb disk powered on and connected before rescue boots.

On Fri, 2007-06-29 at 11:04 -0400, David Wolinski wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to access a USB disk while booted into rescue mode (FC6).
> When I connect the device, dmesg reports info like:
> <6>usb 1-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2
> <6>usb 1-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice 
> But no device special files are created in /dev, so I can't access the
> disk.  When booted to regular (not rescue mode) FC6, this same disk
> appears as /dev/sd*.
> Is there a way to access USB mass storage devices while in rescue
> mode? 
> Thanks.
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