RE: [SLE] USB on SuSe
From: William Dicks (william.dicks_at_bluefish.com)
To: "'Radule Soskic'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>, "SuSe Linux Discussion" <email@example.com> Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2004 14:20:47 +0200
On 21 July 2004 14:01, Radule Soskic wrote:
> Well, I have that many of sda's when I stick my 7-in-1 card
> reader in USB port only. To mount it, I needed at least one
> card to be present in the reader. Without the reader, there
> was only one (sda1), corresponding to my flash disk. Normally
> I never needed to boot with usb device plugged in. I used to
> plug it in later, and with 9.0 there was a short beeping
> sound as indicator of device recognition.
> After the beep I could mount without problems...whatever the
> device - flash disk, camera, card reader...
> Do you receive a beep when you hot-plug the device? If not,
> then maybe
> the problem may be in the hotplugging service, as the other
> guy suggested. In that case I can not help, sorry.
> I use 9.1 now. In 9.0, I remember I had some occasional
> problems with usb device recognition, but they usually
> dissappeared with the next switch on of my computer. I never
> discovered for sure what was the real cause, but I presumed
> it had to do something with consecutive replacing one device
> by another several times during the same session. I think the
> plugger service can get confused with many different devices
> at once, or in sequence - one after another...
When I insert my USB mass-storage device SuSe does beep. When I then do
a list in /media there is only one sda (sda4). I then did a mount
/media/sda4 but got the error:
/dev/sda4: Input/output error
mount: /dev/sda4 is not a valid block device
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