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Re: [vox-tech] USB disk drive problem
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Re: [vox-tech] USB disk drive problem



A couple of years ago, I would sometimes find it helpful to see what
shows up in dmesg when the USB device is plugged in.


On Tue, Mar 4, 2008 at 5:57 PM, Norm Matloff <matloff@cs.ucdavis.edu> wrote:
> I have a friend who is new to Linux.  He's sworn off Windows, which is
>  great, but a bit of a risk since he's not a techie (though he's very
>  sharp).  He's using Linux Mint, a derivative of Ubuntu.
>
>  It's going great except he cannot get his USB portable disk drive to
>  work.  It simply will not show up, using df, lsusb etc. and mounting by
>  hand failed too.  His other USB devices (memory sticks, camera
>  connection etc.) work fine, and the portable disk drive works find under
>  XP.
>
>  Any suggestions?
>
>  Norm
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