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Re: [SLE] usb ide removable hard drive
Upon further investigation from, it looks like the very
first thing that needs to be done is to turn on scsi emulation. Do I need to
do this by recompiling the kernel. Any thoughts?


On Thursday 09 August 2001 10:12, Robert Barish wrote:
> Hello Everyone
> Being a linux convert from windoz there are still somethings I am having a
> hard time with. I looked thru the archives to see if maybe be I can answer
> my own questions and I have been able to answer some and not others. The
> one I am working in right now is, I have a usb ide removeable hard drive I
> would like to use again. I believe it is supported. When in look usbmgr
> is see it there. So my qustions are as follows: 1)I am assuming I have to
> mount the drive first to use it. So how do I mount th drive. I know how
> to mount cdrom and floppy on the command line because I know the devices.
> 2)Once I have mounted the drive I will need to format the whole drive so I
> can put files on it under linux. How do I do this manually. Since I
> installed linux it has always been do automatically upon installation.
> Sorry for the real basic questions. I consider myself and very advance user
> on wwindoze and since my conversion (happly so) to linux I am having a hard
> time with the basics. I hope I have made my questions clear!
> Thanks again for all you patience and help
> bob

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