Re: usb hd

From: Walter Mautner (
Date: 11/10/03

Date: Mon, 10 Nov 2003 23:39:57 +0100

steve wrote:

> I am running mandrake on my hp laptop,
> however being a laptop i lack storage space.
> I would like to use an external usb hard drive
> but am not sure of the config if any i need.
> i tried just pluging it in but no luck.
> what do i need to do to see it this device lists
> drivers for all wndows 95 and up as well as os8 through X.

Try insmod usb-storage and "service harddrake start".
Watch out for /dev/sd* - links, use mcc to verify.

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