Ubuntu :: Unable To Mount USB Stick - Cannot Load XWindows

Feb 25, 2010

I tried (unsucessfully) to load the alpha version of Ubuntu 10.04, & now my comp will not even load XWindows at all. I am trying to reload Ubuntu 09.10, (i have it on a flash drive), but cannot even get the thing mounted properly. The error i get is Disk devsdb invalid partition table

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Ubuntu :: Unable To Mount Usb Stick In Thunar?

Jan 6, 2010

I'm unable to mount external drives in thunar. Pcmanfm works fine. Ive tried a 2gb usb stick and a sd card reader. both give the same error. I used to be able to mount drives with thunar. What happened? I'm using ubuntu 9.10, installed lxde on top of server edition. Thunar is 1.0.1 , from the repos. Here is the output from the usb stick:

Failed to mount "2G Removable Volume". mount: wrong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdc1, missing codepage or helper program, or other error In some cases useful info is found in syslog - try dmesg | tail or so .

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I don't understand what the dmesg is telling me, but here it is for those who may understand:

$ dmesg|tail
[14076.617192] sd 8:0:0:0: [sdc] Assuming drive cache: write through
[14076.619599] sd 8:0:0:0: [sdc] Assuming drive cache: write through
[14076.619620] sdc: sdc1
[14076.623348] sd 8:0:0:0: [sdc] Assuming drive cache: write through

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I just got my Gnome-flavored Squeeze running this morning, and I'm still working out the configuration. I have disabled automounting and autobrowsing of removable media, but anyway this problem was occuring when I had automounting enabled. I have the OS installed to a 4-GB microSDHC card plugged in to the front of the computer. The computer is a Toshiba Mini NB505.

edit: And now, I just plugged the flash8p1 into a different USB port, and it mounted from the places menu. I wonder, though, if this is related to the fact that I had first mounted it from the command line.

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Sep 4, 2010

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Section "Monitor"
Option "CalcAlgorithm" "XServerPool"
DisplaySize 305 230
HorizSync 30-70

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Feb 5, 2011

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stop gdm
start gdm

then the xwindows restarted, but still missing the login box I also try to use

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reconfigure the server, but unfortunately there is no change after I restart the genome, I could still not see the login box I am confirm that there are additional spaces on my laptop. I can also enter the graphic system on safe mode by startx command.

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Apr 21, 2011

Just recently uggraded from Ubuntu 9.10 to 10.04... I'm not liking 10.04!!

It's messed with my KMail, and NOW I find that when I insert a USB stick, I get the message:

"An error occurred while accessing '7.4 GiB CANON_DC (vfat) [/media/Ext3]', the system responded: mount: only root can mount /dev/sdi1 on /media/Ext3"

What the H**L happened... in 9.10, I put in the stick, and could instantly view/copy/etc. from it in Krusader...

Same result with a USB HDD...

I've read a bunch of posts, and nothing really says how to have Ubuntu simply mount whatever I give it to read... That's what I'm after... I made myself part of the Admin and root groups, but that only changed the error message to show that the system recognized what device I'd plugged in.

It's the lil' things, and 10.04 seems to have a few... So, tried to mount it:

:~$ sudo mount /dev/sdi1 on /media/Ext3
[sudo] password for dkolars:
Usage: mount -V : print version
mount -h : print this help

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Jan 26, 2011

I need a guicance related to mounting USB stick of 2GB capacity. Normally when I insert my USB stick it mount automatically and show me.I want that instead the usb mount automatically I manually mount it. Now there are two steps to do it. First How to stop USB to mount automatically ? Second How to mount it manually ?

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May 10, 2011

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In the group for Robin there is only one member: Robin. Group id is 1000. There are a lot of groups available on the system. They all show Robin as unticked as a group member. To what groups should I make Robin be a member, without compromising security?
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Nov 2, 2010

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Feb 7, 2010

I' ve tried to do a iso multiboot 1gb pen stick with grub2 bootloader. I 've already readed all is it possible finding on the WWW but there are some problems i don't understand how to solve.

This is my sitution:

-koala 32bit installed on my pc with grub2 bootloader

-1gb pendrive parted as follow:

In the first fat16 partition there is installed grub2. On the second ext2 one there are iso files.

This is what i've do to install grub2 on my pen:

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When i reboot by the pen stick, grub load up to it says me:

It seems not reding /boot/grub/grub.cfg

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May 29, 2010

My 16gb usb memory stick now fails to mount. The device can be seen in gparted but partition is shown as unknown. Tried to format but error message popped up "failed". The device is shown in dmesg see below. I had tried to use the device to create a bootable usb but this did not work and the problems happen there after.

dmesg:
usb 2-2: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 3
[41796.814297] usb 2-2: configuration #1 chosen from 1 choice
[41796.943922] Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
[41796.944228] scsi2 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices

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Jun 12, 2010

My usb stick continually automounts at /dev/sda10, and for a certain operation I'm trying to do I need it to be mounted at /dev/sda (or sdb, sdv, etc); is there any way to change it's mount directory?

As a bonus question, or rather the real question, what I'm really trying to do is format a bootstrap partition as shown here

Code:
Command (? for help): p
/dev/sda10
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/dev/sda101 Apple_partition_map Apple 63 @ 1 ( 31.5k) Partition map

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Sep 9, 2010

i am running Ubuntu 9.10. sometimes my USB device is auto detected and shows up on my desktop other time it is not detected?? anyway i am trying to figure how to Mount it. read about the ETC/FSTAB file and i may need an entry there. following is a copy

# /etc/fstab: static file system information.
#
# Use 'blkid -o value -s UUID' to print the universally unique identifier
# for a device; this may be used with UUID= as a more robust way to name
# devices that works even if disks are added and removed. See fstab(5).

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i did try to update with an entry similar to the cdrom. my fstab is read only so no update. i have read other USB mount problems but not sure about any.

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Jan 23, 2011

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Nov 14, 2010

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Nov 19, 2010

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So I'm mounting with disk-manager (hd partitions only), or from konsole. Obviously, mounting from konsole, is the only option for usb flash sticks.

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I can't figure out many things from the error message:

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Feb 11, 2010

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At this moment, the stick is mounted and lsusb says:

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Jul 26, 2010

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Aug 5, 2010

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ame of folder"

My smb.conf file looks like this:

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