There we go...:-) I worked precisely as you said!! Thanks for the FAST answer.
Made me have to post this to the ubuntu mailinglist: No sweat...already solved this in FreeBSD. There I could mount the partition very easily after it was detected by the kernel and showed up in the dmesg. Thanks for reading this though. I'm NOT starting a flame ware, but I will always come back to FreeBSD!! Thanks --- Scott Mitchell <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 06:59:37AM -0700, Dino Vliet > wrote: > > Peeps, > > > > I bought this emtec usb storage device and plugged > it > > into my freebsd6.1 laptop. Dmesg gives: > > > > umass0: vendor 0x13fe USB DISK 2.0, rev 2.00/1.00, > > addr 2 > > da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 target 0 lun 0 > > da0: < USB DISK 2.0 PMAP> Removable Direct Access > > SCSI-0 device > > da0: 1.000MB/s transfers > > da0: 471MB (964608 512 byte sectors: 64H 32S/T > 471C) > > > > But now I'm lost.... > > I want to mount this baby, but don't really know > how > > to proceed. The handbook shows me to go to section > > 17.3, but there they talk about nasty looking > > commands. Can somebody get me up and running > quickly? > > 17.3 is about partitioning and formatting - you > don't need to do any of > that, since you;ve already been able to use the > device on another machine. > > > Can I remove the usb stick safely before mounting > it? > > You can safely remove it anytime it's not mounted. > > > I already used it @work on windows to put some > files > > on it so why won't the mount_msdos /dev/da0s1 /mnt > > command not work in this case? > > It's mount_msdosfs, but otherwise that should work. > I've seen devices > where the only partition showed up as /dev/da0s4, so > it might be worth > checking which /dev/da0s* nodes were actually > created, or run 'fdisk da0' > to see the partition table data. > > HTH, > > Scott > > -- > =========================================================================== > Scott Mitchell | PGP Key ID | "Eagles may > soar, but weasels > Cambridge, England | 0x54B171B9 | don't get > sucked into jet engines" > scott at fishballoon.org | 0xAA775B8B | -- Anon > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"