General :: Flash Drive Is Not Mounting

Sep 17, 2010

I have a new flash drive (pen drive) .Last few days it work fine .But now when i plug it in usb port , then a error message appear "unable to mount media.There is probably no media in the drive" .

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General :: Automatically Mounting With Wide Open Permissions A FAT Formatted USB Flash Drive?

Feb 18, 2011

I have a netbook running Ubuntu Netbook Edition and I would like a USB flash drive to be automatically mounted whenever I plug it in. The drive is FAT formatted. It mounts when I plug it in but all files are only writable by my user, other users only have read access. I understand that I need to add a corresponding entry to the /etc/fstab file. I've added the following so far:/dev/sdb1 /mnt/USB_DRIVE vfat

Firstly, is that appropriate so far? I've created /mnt/USB_DRIVE as root. Next, I'm not sure what options I should be finishing the line with, especially to get all users to be able to write to the drive.

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Ubuntu :: USB Flash Drive Not Mounting?

Feb 25, 2010

My USB flash drive has stopped working with Ubuntu.

Normally when I remove it I unmount it first, but the last time I just unplugged it. After I unplugged it, it started not working.

When I put it in a windows machine, it shows up as drive E: but says "no disk" when I try to access it.

In my Ubuntu machine I can see it as USBDrive under Places > Computer, but it's unmounted. When I click mount nothing happens.

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OpenSUSE :: USB Flash Drive Not Auto Mounting?

Feb 15, 2011

USB Flash drive appearing in GParted but not auto mounting

GParted Screenshot:-

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Debian Hardware :: Squeeze Is Not Mounting Flash Drive

Jun 16, 2011

whenever i plug in my flash drive i get an error message saying that it was unable to mount the thumb drive and some other stuff

Error mounting: mount exited with exit code 1: helper failed with:
mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1,
missing codepage or helper program, or other error
In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try
dmesg | tailá or so

what do i have to install or configure for this to work we need to be able to mount our thumb drives on this machine it's crucial

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General :: Dvd Drive Keep Mounting Incorrectly / Fix This?

Nov 27, 2010

Running Slackware 13.1

Whenever I insert a dvd or a cd, it automatically mounts to /media/[name], Like for example, the DVD I have in now mounts to /media/TBC3.2.0 (TBC3.2.0 is the name of the disc itself).

I'm needing this to mount to a regular point like /media/cdrom0 or whatever. How can I fix this?

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General :: Mounting Drive At Startup

Oct 8, 2010

I had windows vista on one partition, xp on another documents on another and programs on another.When I installed ubuntu on a new partition it very kindly let me see all the other partitions and mount them as necessary. I would like all my ubuntu files, documents music downloads to go right on to the documents partition so when I back up that drive to an external I have it backs up the documents drive it has all the files I have created in vista or ubuntu. Eventually I want to leave windows completely but I would still want to store all the ubuntu files on the documents drive.

I can go to "places" and mount the documents drive but what I would like to do is when I fire up ubuntu that the documents drive mounts automatically.

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General :: Mounting External Hard Drive On Red Hat

Mar 27, 2011

I have Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 installed on my machine. I am unable to mount an External Hard (NTFS). I have tried several options which are as under:

Option 1:After making a dir /media/windows mount /dev/sda1 /media/windows/ -t ntfs -o nls=utf8,umask=0222
Option 2: mount -t ntfs /dev/sdb1 /media/windows

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General :: Mounting The Hard Drive From Unetbootin?

Jul 29, 2010

I recently installed Damn Small Linux using unetbootin. Booting Linux from unetbootin seems a lot like booting from a liveCD, so I'd like to mount my hard drive and see what I can do. Unfortunately it looks like Damn Small Linux has not mounted it automatically, and I'm having trouble finding my drive and mounting it from the /dev directory. There are several devices named /dev/*da* and I don't know which is my hard drive. My computer is an HP Mini netbook, so the drive is probably one of the new "solid state" drives if that affects anything.What can I do to find and mount my hard drive from unetbootin?

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General :: Mounting USB Drive At Boot - Debian

Mar 6, 2011

I need to mount a USB drive at boot up. I tried this entry in fstab:

Code:
LABEL=/Root-FS /Root-FS auto defaults,auto,user 1 0
But that did not do it. If I do a 'mount -a', that works.

This is for an embedded Debian system.

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General :: Not Auto Mounting Drive At Start Up?

Nov 6, 2010

maybe not so simple as what the subject saysBackgroun storyI have a couple of encrypted hard drives created with cryptsetup

I have the following lines in my /etc/crypttab
data1 UUID=someUUID none noauto
data2 UUID=someotherUUID none noauto

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General :: Error Mounting Usb Floppy Drive?

Aug 24, 2010

I'm running the Fedora fc8 (werewolf) and I just bought an external floppy drive from ebay, which I have problem mounting. I've edited the fstab with the following:

Quote:

/dev/floppy-sdb /media/floppy vfat rw,user,noauto 0 0

After inserting the drive into a usb port and run dmesg because the drive is not mounted all, I've the following added to the message log:

Quote:

usb 5-1: new full speed USB device using uhci_hcd and address 2
usb 5-1: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
usb 5-1: New USB device found, idVendor=0644, idProduct=0000
usb 5-1: New USB device strings: Mfr=1, Product=2, SerialNumber=0
usb 5-1: Product: TEACV3.0
code....

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General :: Mounting Hard Drive In Knoppix ?

May 29, 2011

I have been running a computer under Windows XP for years, and recently it stopped booting unexpectedly. It tries to load windows, but partway though loading a BSOD flashes and it shuts down. To remedy this and hopefully fix this, my frined lent me some Knoppix CDs that I could boot from. He also lent me some external hard drives. I want to be able to access my files on my old hard drive.

Here's the problem: (in Knoppix 6) When I try to mount my main partition of my hard drive, which shows as sda2 (sda1 is an old recovery partition left over from when I ran vista), the following message pops up: "A job is pending on dev/sda2" A little later another error window pops up: Did not receive a reply. Possible causes include: the remote application did not send a reply, the message bus security policy blocked the reply, the reply timeout expired, or the network connection was broken." I want to be able to mount my hard drive in Knoppix 6.

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General :: Mounting A Drive That Isn't Yet Connected On The Network

Jul 16, 2011

I have an external Samba network storage drive that I mount using 'mount -t cifs -o username=aaa,password=aaa //myserver /mnt/mountlocation', but I'm finding it to be a pain to enter that whole command every time I turn on that drive and connect it to my computer via the network. I could put that command in a script and run a simple script like 'mntdrive' that would run that command for me, but is there a way to have the drive 'pre-mounted' so that if it's available on the network it's mounted?

If I put the mount command in one of the startup scripts or in fstab, would it be available at the mount location when the drive is connected if it wasn't connected when the computer was first turned on? Or is mounting the drive manually, even if by running a script that does it for me, something I'll have to do every time I turn on that drive? Any creative ways around this? Would make things easier if it is possible.

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General :: Mounting Ext3 Formatted Drive?

Feb 16, 2011

I am trying to install a harddisk, which is already formatted as ext3, into my Qnap NAS box. The web interface of the NAS box shows, that the harddrive has been detected, but I am not able to mount any of its partitions.This is the output from fdisk -l:

Code:
Disk /dev/sdb: 1000.2 GB, 1000204886016 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121601 cylinders

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General :: Mounting Network Drive During Boot Up?

Jul 28, 2010

i want to know what are all possible ways of mounting network drive during boot up.

I want to mount a remote drive which contains some config file of several process,the drive should be mounted at boot up so that all the configuration files are available during boot up.

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General :: Automatically Set Write Permissions On Mounting A Usb Drive?

Aug 15, 2010

When I mount an external usb drive on linux (CentOs4), the permissions are by default set to read-only. Since there are multiple users on the computer who need to use the external drive, I want everybody to have rw permission for the entire drive. I also want them to be able to mount the drive if the computer has accidentially been shut down. They can use sudo mount to mount the drive, but this will only give them read permission, and I obviously don't want to allow sudo chmod.

Is there a default setting that I can change so that every new external usb disk automatically gets rw permissions?

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General :: Mounting External NTFS Drive With Different Driver

Feb 15, 2011

I have an Ubuntu 10.04 box that accesses NTFS drives along with ext4. Recently, I switched from ntfs-3g to Paragon NTFS driver, which is proprietary, but free of charge. It feels quite faster on my internal drives. Now I have a problem with external eSATA NTFS drive. When it is detected, I mount it via Nautilus GUI, but it gets mounted with the ntfs-3g driver. (It can be mounted via command line with the Paragon driver, but this is less convenient. How can I configure my system (is it Gnome or some system-wide configuration ?) to mount all NTFS drives with the Paragon driver?

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General :: Auto-mounting An Ecryptfs Partition Which Is On A Usb Drive?

May 30, 2010

I have an ecryptfs partition on a usb drive, system runs Debian squeezeWhat I'd like to have is that when I connect the drive it will be auto. mounted and I'lleither have to enter the passphrase or it will already be in the keyring (even better).It seems ecryptfs can auto-mount a directory but I want to auto-mount an entire encryptd partition. Is this possible?.Also, can I have another encrypted directory, say ~/Private, at the same time or can ecryptfs handle only one at a time?

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General :: Mounting Fedora Machine Drive Via USB Connection

Jun 3, 2010

I have a Fedora machine that was installed with Linux LVM. I took the drive of that machine, connect it to disk enclosure, and connect to another Linux machine via USB connection. I can see that the drive /dev/sda is there:

Code:
[root@dd ~]# /sbin/fdisk -l
Disk /dev/hda: 120.0 GB, 120034123776 bytes
255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 14593 cylinders
Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes .....

I want to copy files from this drive. I try to mount it, but it didn't work. The /dev/sda1 is mounted fine, but it has only boot stuff.

Code:
[root@dd ~]# mount /dev/sda2 /mnt/drive
mount: you must specify the filesystem type
How I can mount the drive and copy my files from this drive.

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General :: Mounting Windows Drive Automatically In Ubuntu?

Mar 16, 2011

I have dual boot on my laptop. First OS is Windows XP and second is Ubuntu 10.10.

When I click on places menu in Ubuntu, I can access Windowz XP Drives.

If I access some pdf file or document while in Ubuntu which is in Windows XP Drive, then it will come in Recent Document in Places menu.

Now I restart Ubuntu and click on Recent Documents and click on the document which I accessed in last session ( before restart ).

It says Unable to Open Document.

Then I click Places again and access my Windows XP drive. Then again I click Recent Document and click on document, I am able to open the document.

My guess is this happens because my windows drives are not mounted automatically when I start Ubuntu. How can I mount Windows drive automatically when I start Ubuntu.

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General :: Mounting NTFS Pen Drive - Module Fuse Not Found

Dec 29, 2010

I have installed three flavors of linux on vmware
1.rhel5
2.centos 5.5
3.fedora 14
and also install centos 5.5 on a separate hard disk (not on vwware).

I want to mount my pen drive on linux which is ntfs. I have tried a lot on rhel5 only. Please tell whether it is possible mount ntfs on any distributions I have mentioned above? I have already installed fuse, fuse-devel, fuse libs, ntfs-3g, ntfs-3g libs on rhel5. But I still got error:
"fatal : module fuse not found"
"ntfs unknown file system"

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General :: Mounting A Local Windows CD Drive To A Remote System?

Jan 31, 2010

The situation is say all I have is a windows machine and I remotely connected via ssh to a Linux machine. Is there a way I can mount my local CD-rom on the remote Linux machine?

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General :: Mounting NTFS Drive - Module Fuse Not Found

Jan 3, 2011

I need to mount NTFS drive on RHEL 5.1. I tried NTFS-3g & FUSE as well, but still getting
FATAL: Module fuse not found error.

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General :: Mounting To Dreambox - Cant Locate The External Drive Anymore

Dec 21, 2010

Have a QNAP TS219P+ with two Samsung disks and a WD as extern disk on my Nas. I also have a Dreambox 800 Satellite receiver. Both Linux. I mounted the satellite receiver to my NAS and also a mount to the extern drive. This all works well, until.

I programmed the NAS to go down at midnight and to startup again in the morning. All the mounts are back and working, except the mount from my dreambox to the extern drive. It seems that the dreambox cant locate the extern drive anymore, while the NAS recognice the extern drive well. I first must shut down the whole system, reconnect the extern drive, startup again the NAS, startup again the dreambox reconnect the extern drive and with some luck all is up and working again.

The mounting is done via NFS and this is my line:

Has someone an idea what this mounting problem is?

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Ubuntu :: Image That Flash Drive To Another Flash Drive?

Mar 29, 2010

I made a persistent install of Ubuntu on a flash drive. I made changes to that installation. The software (Unetboontin) sets this all up. I think it partitions it for you. How do I image that flash drive to another flash drive?

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General :: Is Ubuntu Like Windows Can Download Ubuntu To Flash Drive / External Hard Drive

Mar 8, 2011

Is Ubuntu like windows and can you download Ubuntu to a flash drive or external hard drive and if so what kind?

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General :: Dd Copy - Hard Drive Clone Fails When Mounting Root Androotblock - /newroot Failed

Oct 27, 2010

I am trying to replace an old, smaller, and dying laptop hard drive with a newer one, using a USB external drive. I first tried cloning disk to disk with Clonezilla, but it failed after cloning my root, swap, and /home directories it froze when it tried to reinstall grub. After 2x trying, I switched to dd, which I have never really used (I am fairly new to Linux in general). The actual command I used was:

Quote:

dd if=/dev/sda of=/dev/sdb bs=4096 conv=notrunc,noerror

All seemed ok and after approximately 2 hours my 80GB drive had been cloned onto my new 250GB, with dd giving what appeared to be a satisfactory closure summary. I tried to mount and access the drive from my external USB enclosure but could not view it, though the data is there, I believe, as the size and bytes show... The error that Dolphin is giving me is:

Quote:

error - wrong fstype, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1 Missing codepage or helper program or other error. When I installed the new drive directly into my laptop, it begins to boot (Sabayon 5.4, 2.6.35 kernel) but almost immediately I get (handwritten down, but this is close):

Quote:

detected real_root
mounting /dev/sda1 on /newroot failed: input/output error
!! Could not mount specified ROOT, try again
!! Could not find the root block device in .

[code]....

I am assuming that my issue has something to do with grub, and maybe specific UUIDs that don't match (?) but I'm not really certain. I have both Grub Legacy 0.9x and the newer Grub 2 installed (Sabayon is already moving over) but I still boot with Legacy, not with the new 2, as I don't know how to switch, and am not sure if I should yet. I thought that dd copied bit for bit, and I added the noerror´ just to try to get it all transferred, so I don't know what went wrong exactly, though something seems wrong with grub and the bootloader, I guess...

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General :: Cant Mount Flash Drive

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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General :: Boot From A USB Flash Drive With MBP?

Jun 25, 2010

I have been playing around with a Ubunto 10.04 live cd (32bit) on my mac. I want to be able to boot this OS (or similar) on my Mac, and on any other computer (PC or Mac). I also want it to remember changes and files. From looking around this is possible from a USB (with a Casper RW loop file I think). I have used the Live CD to create a bootable flash drive, which works on PC's but not my mac. Using these instructions: [URL] I was able to get my Mac to see the Linux at boot but once I clicked the Tux icon it would hang/ freeze. I let it sit for 10+ min and nothing happened. I started over (with a fresh formatting) and got the same results. I have reformatted the flash drive and am ready to try over. I think that I am goofing up in terminal steps as I am not use to doing that. After the last step in the terminal I get an error, something like invalid number or similar, it is not the one mentioned in the instructions.

I know that this for advanced users, I am not yet but working that way. I an a (retired) power windows user, moderate Mac user and a new Linux user. I want to learn which is why I am asking. I am not in a spot to install Linux directly on my Mac, so I I am seeking help to do it on a flash drive. I want the ability to run off any computer and I see this as I way to get there.

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