[kwlug-disc] USB hard drive mount
Insurance Squared Inc.
gcooke at insurancesquared.com
Tue Jan 19 09:11:51 EST 2010
A couple of weeks ago I posted a question about mounting a USB hard
drive, was having sporadic difficulties. Figured I'd post the solution
on the off chance anyone ran into this. As far as I can tell, if I turn
the external hard drive on and plug it in, linux (Mandriva 2010) won't
even see the hardware no matter what I do.
If I plug it in first, and then turn it on, then I can mount it as root
at the command prompt and it works.
So it's the order. Turn on, plug in, no go. Plug in, turn on, works.
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