CentOS 5 Hardware :: Can't Mount My Flash Disk

Aug 6, 2010

I need to read/write to my flash disk which uses NTFs as it file system type.I read the tutorial at tips and tricks/NTFS

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OpenSUSE Install :: Cannot Mount CD Floppy Or USB Flash Disk

Jul 22, 2010

The system is 11.1 32 bit and used to work ok

All the drives function and mount normally under Parted Magic.

Sometimes a cd will mount after 15 mins or so but if it is ejected it will not remount. after that event the dmesg output is 3 times as long. As it is 35K chrs long it is too long to post!

I have changed hardware and cables with no effect.

I have run the repair option on the install disk. I get a cannot find floppy error

It also reports cups, hal, ntp & postfix as errors but if I select repair it still returns the same next time I run the repair routine.

It also says the bootloader is faulty if I select repair I go into an infinite loop so I exit with skip. Anyway the system boots ok and runs just fine apart from the cd/fdd/usb problem

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Mar 20, 2011

I would like to use a USB flash drive as a boot disk. I have 2 hard drives. I will have Windows 7 as Drive 1 and Linux as Drive 2.I would like to not touch Drive 1 at all NO grub or other boot-loader. My old system I used a floppy drive as a boot disk.This worked if floppy was inserted: It booted grub giving me the choice of Windows(drive 1)or Linux(drive 2). I would like to replace the floppy with a USB stick. I have a couple of 64 MB (LOL) flash drives to use.

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Nov 5, 2009

I have a IEI IBX 530 unit that uses a flash disk for storage. I used a Transcend 32GB flash disk and installed CentOS 5 successfully on the unit. I now wanted to install a second unit, but am using a SanDisk Extreme IV flash disk. The installation completes successfully, but when the system reboots for the first time after the install is complete, I get an error: "Grub Loading Stage 2. Read Error". This error occurs using CentOS 5.3 and even occurred when trying Fedora 9 and 11.

why this is occuring ot how I can resolve it? I used both the 16GB and 8GB Sandisk version, and created partitions as follows:

/boot (100MB)
swap (1GB)
/ (remainder of disk available)

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CentOS 5 :: Disk Quota On NFS Mount?

Apr 24, 2010

I am wondering if I can set diskquota on a nfs mount, instead of where the folder actually located.

e.g.
HOST1 - /dev/sdb1 /home
exports /home to HOST2
HOST2 - HOST1:/home /home
set quota from HOST2 for /home

Is this possible? I have not tried it, I wonder if anyone tried it.

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Apr 9, 2010

I'm a NOOB to CentOS and Linux in general. I've been trying to find a way to mount my USB flash drive (FAT32) so I can see my files. I've been told that I need to add a USB controller. My CentOS is running as a VMWARE guest in WS7 loaded on a Vista host. My physical hardware is a Toshiba Satellite notebook. I've been told I have to add a USB controller before I can mount. Can anybody give me some direction with this?

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General :: Mount An NTFS Disk In CentOS 5.4?

May 2, 2010

How can I mount an NTFS disk in CentOS 5.4? I did 'yum list | grep -i ntfs', but that doesn't show any ntfs rpms. Does CentOS support NTFS filesystems?

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Jun 13, 2010

I've been at this for a few hours now. Searched the forums and while I found many similar topics, none were quite the same. The most obvious difference to me is this line: Jun 12 15:43:05 G1093 kernel: sdc: unknown partition table

Running CentOS 5.4
Installed hfsutils-3.2.6-7.2.2
[root@G1093 ~]# modprobe hfsplus

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Jun 24, 2009

I dont know if this is possible or not but here what I would like to do. I have 6 linux server and each has 100GB disk space. All of these 6 box are compute nodes and space are not used really. However, If I can combine 6 servershard disk that will in total 6*100GB gives you quite a bigger space. Is there any tool or ways to mount these drive in one volume instead of mounting individually ?

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Jan 13, 2010

I have a server with two hard disks SATA (500 GB), I installed centos in one of them, desire to know how I can mount the other hard disk empty and without format, so that this hard disk always appears mounted when "reboot" the system.

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Fedora X86/64bit :: USB Flash Drive Mount - Un-mount ?

Sep 17, 2010

Its annoying to unmount my flash drive twice.. its not a major problem actually but its kinda annoying , its whenever i plug-in my flash drive.. everything works well except when i need to un-mount it.. I usually unmount it twice using right-click of the mouse, then it mounts itself back, so i have to unmount it again.. Is there any way to control this? How do i setup the auto-mount option for USB flash drives?

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CentOS 5 :: Redistribute A Disk Without Loss Of Data Namely It Is Necessary To Make / Boot And Two Equivalent On Disk Volume?

Aug 24, 2009

There is a disk 500 gb, it is broken on /boot and on /root and on /dev/sda1 and /dev/sda2. Whether prompt it is possible to redistribute a disk without loss of data namely it is necessary to make/boot and two equivalent on disk volume.

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CentOS 5 :: Mount Error: Can't Mount An Encrypted Volume With An Overlaying Ext3 FS

Jun 6, 2010

I created a encrypted volume on top of software raid1. These are my steps:

1. Create logical partition on sda

2. Create logical partition on sdb (same size)

3. Change type to partition to 'fd' for both partitions

4. Check that the both partitions are same size and type fdisk -l /dev/sda && fdisk -l /dev/sdb

5. partprobe

6. Make sure there are no remains from previous RAID installations on /dev/sdb by running: mdadm --zero-superblock /dev/sda6 mdadm --zero-superblock /dev/sdb6

7. mdadm --create /dev/md4 --level=1 --raid-disks=2 /dev/sda6 /dev/sdb6

8. watch cat /proc/mdstat

9. update mdadm.conf mdadm --examine --scan | grep mdx >> /etc/mdadm.conf

10. Load twofish module [root@localhost ~]# modprobe twofish

11. # cryptsetup -y -c twofish-cbc-essiv:sha256 create ftdata /dev/md4 Enter passphrase: Verify passphrase:

12. mkfs.ext3 -b 4096 -R stride=8 /dev/mapper/ftdata

13. mkdir /ftdata

14. Mount the encrypted volume:
mount -O noatime /dev/mapper/ftdata /ftdata

It mounts successfully this first time. When I cd /ftdata, I can see the lost+found dir

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So why is it that I can't mount my encrypted volume after the first time? I am giving the correct password when it asks to.

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May 19, 2009

I just installed firefox and flash-plugin.The version of firefox is 3.0.10, package is firefox-3.0.10-1.el5.centos.The version of flash-plugin is 10.0.22.87, package is flash-plugin-10.0.22.87-1.el5.rf.But firefox crashes when there is flash in web page, unless disable flash plugin in firefox.

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May 23, 2011

I have been trying everything to install flash player on Ubuntu 11.04, I've done everything and it wont work. Tried Downloading it from adobe, that ..... redirects me to, tried the source in the software centre, tried installing it through the terminal.

It either won't add the source or asks me for my install disk, when that is in the drive it keeps asking like it isn't (but it is mounted ect)Any one know a terminal command or way to fix this.

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Jan 6, 2011

For various reasons, when I installed our server, I configured it so that it would boot off a USB flash disk. The flash disk mounts as /boot and / mounts on our RAID array.

It all works very well, but I would like to have backup so that if/when the flash disk goes, I can pop in another one.

I have tried to make copies of the flash disk (using both cp and dd), but it doesn't work. When the server starts its bootup sequence, instead of Linux loading, a cursor starts blinking endlessly.

If I put the original flash in, it works fine. If I put the copy in, it doesn't work.

I can't see any difference between the copy and the original. They seem to have the same content. If I do blkid both have the same label and UUID. The label is /boot, and /etc/fstab refers to this

We are running Scientific Linux 5.4.

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Nov 9, 2010

New install of Fedora 14, all updates applied. If a USB flash drive is plugged in, get a Not Authorized message when Nautilus tries to mount the drive. The drive does show up in Places in Nautilus. From a terminal window, if you 'su' to 'root', then:

mkdir /mnt/usb
fdisk -lu
mount -t vfat /dev/sdb1 /mnt/usb

WILL mount the device, can 'cd' into directories, 'ls' to list files, 'cat' the files -- all OK -- so the device itself is fine. But from a regular user account, it will not mount the drive. Did 'chown' on /mnt/usb and /dev/sdb1 so that the user owns everything. The same 'mount' command as above gives the message "mount: only root can do that". Disabled SELinux as a test -- same result. Searched around but only similar problem was in this thread (buried in the middle): [URL] That's where the sequence above was suggested, which does work as 'root'. Where else would permissions need to be set? And what changed? This worked automatically in previous versions of Fedora

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Mar 4, 2011

Having a problem mounting a flash drive on slackware 13.0

tried using command: mount /dev/sdb1 /mnt/hd

Geting an error special device does not exist. sda1 is my hdd, also tried sdc sdd

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Nov 22, 2009

how to get a working bootable USB boot disk for DOS using Fedora 12. I needed the dos boot disk to flash my motherboard BIOS as it did not support linux for updating the bios. Thought I'd put the steps involved to help other people who wanted to do something similar. The steps outlined here are for a Fedora 12 system. You should be able to extrapolate the minor changes that may be required for other linux distributions. All commands listed below to be typed in on a command prompt, logged in as root. Here goes...

1. Prerequisites:

syslinux
testdisk
freedos base cd (http://www.freedos.org/)

[code]....

Acknowledgments:

1. [URL] for enlightening me on the fact that testdisk could be used instead of install-mbr

2. [URL] upon which this howto is broadly based.

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Feb 16, 2010

I just installed ubuntu 9.10 on a 4GB usb stick given the menu item at the top. I selected 512MB for my own user space. then I rebooted, and started updating it. I am getting almost 200 packages by default now that need to be updated.

alas, ubuntu live update now runs out of space while doing the update. this is not because 4GB is too little, but because too little space seems to be dedicated to the root partition.

what is the recommended way to have an up-to-date 9.10 copy now?

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Aug 22, 2010

I am using Ubuntu 9.10 Desktop. My problem is when I plug in flash disk in computer in runtime system don't automatically mount partions. There isn't any new files in /dev which I could be mount. What cause it? Before everything was working.

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Mar 28, 2011

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Jul 14, 2010

I've an HP DL380 G6 server, SAS hot swappable hdds connected with Smart Array P212 raid controller. I've configured RAID5 and installing RHEL 4.4 in the server. But its not detecting the hdds, i m suspecting that the OS doesn't have the driver for raid controller. I've downloaded the driver disk for the above controller from HP's site. The problem is the server does not have any fdd controller integrated on board, is there any way to use usb pendrives as driver disk during linux installation.

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Jan 30, 2011

I've a dvd of "backtrack 4 r2 nemesis" which I'm about to install into my flash disk, so that I can access my installed backtrack system from not only my computer, but also from another computer by using the flash disk. "I don't know how to install "backtrack 4 r2 nemesis" into my flash disk".

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Oct 17, 2010

its very easy to rename a flash disk or even a memory card or any storage in windows because all you have to do is right click on the disk and an option is there rename, i have failed to find a way of doing this in linux ubuntu 8.04, but i understand its possible even in the command line, i need to rename my flash disk

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Oct 17, 2010

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Feb 14, 2010

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Apr 30, 2010

After a bit of a rough install, I got 10.04 up and running on an Intel D845GRG motherboard. All seems to be working fine except for USB flash drives. My USB mouse and keyboard work fine, but the two sticks I have (Kingston and PQI) will not mount.

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Mar 17, 2011

i bought i 32gb transcend flashdrive mainly to t0 another os.. but the problem is it doesnt mount in ubuntu 10.10 but is mounts in windows. when i type lsusb in my terminal after inserting ang again after removing it i see that there is one usb device which is shown when flash drive is inserted and dissapears when i remove my flash drive

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Apr 15, 2010

My Fedora does not auto detect a flash drive if I get to attach it with the OS already running. I still have to make a reboot and attached the drive right from the start in order for it to be detected/mounted.

Unlike In Mint 7, Ubuntu and XP, it automatically detects the flash drive as soon as it is attached.

make my Fedora detect the flash drive so that I would not have to reboot everytime I would use it.

FWIW here are some outputs:
Code: # /etc/fstab
# Created by anaconda on Thu Feb 4 06:06:47 2010
#
# Accessible filesystems, by reference, are maintained under '/dev/disk'

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