Re: [SLE] USB sticks: previous messages and my recognition problem
From: Laurent (laurent.asorne_at_gmx.lu)
To: firstname.lastname@example.org Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 17:29:25 +0200
On Wednesday 23 June 2004 16:18, David Bottrill wrote:
> Luis Angel Fernández Cuadrado said:
> > El Miércoles, 23 de Junio de 2004 13:04, Luca Mollica escribió:
> >> > In a shell (root):
> >> > Try lsub (as root) and it should show something about your stick.
> >> The stick is recognised as USB SONY memory stick
> >> > So your Stick is recognized.
> >> Yes, it is.
> >> > Then try (as root) mount /dev/sda1 /mnt.
> >> No way!
> >> The kernel message is the same about missing medium in the drive.
> >> Do I have to check something more about SCSI ?
> >> The usb-storage module is loaded.
> > Is support for the vfat filisystem loaded? (Otherwise, try 'modprobe
> > vfat')
> > You can also try 'mount -t vfat /dev/sdax /mnt' where x = 4 (sometimes)
> > or even '/dev/sda' alone. My Sony Memory Sticks have behaved in strange
> > ways since SuSE 7.2.
> > Hope it helps.
> >> LM
> >> > Change to /mnt and you should see something.
> >> >
> >> > If this doesn't work, feel free to ask again :-)
> >> >
> >> > Al
> When I first bought a Sony Memory stick I had problems mounting it in
> Linux, this was due to corruption of the partition table that windows
> seemed to ignore but Linux didn't like. I simply used fdisk in linux to
> create a new DOS partition table on the stick and after that all was well
> both on Linux and windows.
> David Bottrill
> Registered Linux user number 330730
You talking about a Sony MicroVault or isi it the original Sony Memory stick
(often used in Sony's digital cameras, handhelds, etc...)?
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