On Tuesday 11 November 2008 9:17:36 pm Roland Smith wrote: > On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 09:04:13PM -0200, Gonzalo Nemmi wrote: > > On Tuesday 11 November 2008 5:39:02 pm Pieter Donche wrote: > > > On Tue, 11 Nov 2008, Jeremy Chadwick wrote: > > > > On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 08:25:51PM +0100, Pieter Donche wrote: > > > >> If I insert a USB memory stick in my laptop with FreeBSD 7.0 nothing > > > >> happens. On the same laptop in the SuSE 10.1 partition, the same USB > > > >> stick appears in Konqueror under Storage Media and is ready to use) > > > >> In FreeBSD, Konqueror shows nothing under Storage Media. > > > >> Is this normal? > > > > > > > > What shows up in your kernel message log (outside of X, usually on > > > > the first virtual console) when you insert the stick? It should show > > > > a umass device being added, then a daX device being added. > > > > > > There are indeed messages: > > > umass0: <M-SysT5 Dell Memory Key, class ... > on uhub4 > > > da0: at umass-sim0 ... > > > .. > > > da0: 60 Mb (OK, it is a 64 Mb key) > > > GEOM_LABEL: Label for provider da0s1 is msdosfs/USB MEMORY > > It's better to use this device, since it won't change when you plug in > an extra USB stick/drive. > > > > also when unplugging, some messages > > > > > > $ ls -la /dev/da0s1 > > > shows only the character device line > > > > OK then .. let's get it to work. > > > > 1) Open /etc/devfs.rules and add the following lines: > > [system=10] > > add path 'da*' mode 0666 > > add path 'msdosfs/*' mode 0666 > > I prefer 'mode 0660 group usb' in principle, but that is personal.
Sure thing. But it adds an extra layer of complexity (I mean, he would have to be a member of the "usb" group or even create it if it doesn't exist) and I just wanted to be raw simple and to the core. Now thanks to you reply, Pieter has more info on how to get around this :) > > (Edit that line to suit your needs) > > > > 2) Open /etc/rc.conf and add the following line > > devfs_system_ruleset="system" > > > > (Edit that line to suit your needs) > > > > 3) Create a mountpoint for your pendrive > > mkdir -p ~/mnt/pen > > > > (Edit that line to suit your needs) > > > > 4) Open /etc/fstab and add a line like this one > > > > /dev/da0s1 /home/your_user_name/mnt/pen msdosfs rw,noauto 0 0 > > /dev/msdosfs/USB\ MEMORY /home/your_user_name/mnt/pen msdosfs rw,noauto 0 > 0 > > > (Edit that line to suit your needs) > > > > Reboot > > > > Done ... > > I prefer to have a script do the mounting, so I can add some sane flags > to mount_msdosfs that you cannot put in options/fstab AFAICT, like > '-m 644 -M 755 -l -o noatime -o sync -o noexec -o nosuid'. > > Roland There you go Pieter ... a simple example (mine) and a more in-depth one (Roland's) on how to get your pendrive to work :) Thanks for improving on my simple example Roland =D Regards -- Blessings Gonzalo Nemmi _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"