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Re: [SLE] HELP to install Iomega Zip 250 USB
  • From: Juergen Braukmann <juergen.braukmann@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 22 May 2001 17:20:12 +0200
  • Message-id: <3B0A83AC.71EF664@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Vicente Caridad wrote:
>
[...]
>
> After I check:
>
> linux:~ # dmesg | more
>
> usb-uhci.c: interrupt, status 3, frame# 1709
> Vendor: IOMEGA Model: ZIP 250 Rev: 32.G
> Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
> Detected scsi removable disk sda at scsi0, channel 0, id 0, lun 0
> SCSI device sda: 489532 512-byte hdwr sectors (251 MB)
> sda: Write Protect is off
> sda: sda4

Looks like it is detected as /dev/sda (exactly /dev/sda4)

> WARNING: USB Mass Storage data integrity not assured
> USB Mass Storage device found at 2
> USB Mass Storage support registered.
>
> and after I type:
>
> linux:~ # cat /proc/scsi/scsi
> Attached devices:
> Host: scsi0 Channel: 00 Id: 00 Lun: 00
> Vendor: IOMEGA Model: ZIP 250 Rev: 32.G
> Type: Direct-Access ANSI SCSI revision: 02
>

yep. this confirmation about the above.

> At this point, the Suse guide says:
> "The Zip drive was emulated as SCSI-device and can be integrated into
> the system. Please take a look at the order of the Zip-devices in our
^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> example. The Iomega Zip250 Drive has to be configured as a second
^^^^^^^^^^ !!!
> SCSI-hard disk (/dev/sdb) because of the position in the listing and

but yours was detected as /dev/sda (/dev/sda4)

> the Direct-Access entry. Most of the Iomega Zip250 drives are
> formatted for DOS-usage, this means you´ve to mount the disk as the
> fourth partition of the SCSI-device.
> The following command mounts the Zip disk as fourth partition of the
> second SCSI-device"
>
> mount /dev/sdb4 /mnt
>
> /mnt provides the removeable disk of the /dev/sdb4 device."
>
> And here, it's impossible mount the drive! :-((
> I'm doing any bad thing?

no. try "mount /dev/sda4 /mnt" instead.

>
> Another question: Somebody knows the way to install the original drives
> and soft of the iomega web?. I don't know the way to do it because
> there are not intructions. I'm newbie on Linux.
>

no idea, sorry.

> Lot of thanks,

cheers,

Juergen


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