Newbie: USB Pen Drive on Fedora Core 3

Mark Haney mhaney at
Tue Jul 22 13:01:25 UTC 2008

Bravismore Mumanyi wrote:
> Hi All,
> May any folk out there help me with a guide on how I manually mount USB 
> pen drives on Fedora Core 3. I have tried plugging in a pen drive which 
> shows an activity light but no icon is automatically displayed. I have 
> failed to figure out where it is mounted.
> /Biggie

Wow, Core 3?  Man, that's an old distro.  Can you not upgrade to 
something newer?  (This doesn't affect the answer, I'm just curious).

Look in dmesg, that should tell you what device name the kernel gave it. 
  Usually it will be something like /dev/sda1.


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