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RE: [SLE] re-detecting USB flash drive
  • From: "Jonathan Brooks" <jonathan.brooks@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2004 10:03:54 +0100
  • Message-id: <E1CDJKW-0006Ll-3y@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
You could try unmounting it (as root):
umount /media/usb-blah-blah-blah

I think hotplug would then redetect it when
you plug it back in. You definitely shouldn't
have to reboot.


Jonathan Brooks (Ph.D.)
Dept of Human Anatomy & Genetics
& FMRIB Centre, University of Oxford
tel/fax: 01865-282675
-----Original Message-----
From: eddie [mailto:eddie.howson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: 01 October 2004 08:34
To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
Subject: [SLE] re-detecting USB flash drive

After removing my flash drive, if I reinsert it my system fails to find it.

Is there a way of getting my system to rescan the USB ports, without doing a


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