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Re: [SLE] usb related problems (suse 9.1)
  • From: C Hamel <vgm2@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 17 May 2004 12:46:36 -0500
  • Message-id: <200405171246.36631.vgm2@xxxxxxxxxx>
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On Monday 17 May 2004 11:09, Fred Miller wrote:
> On Monday May 17 2004 11:30 am, Ales Jagodnik wrote:
> > Exactly this is the problem, I cannot do this as a normal user (from
> > console or by right-clicking the icon in Mycomputer or Desktop).
> > I have to log in as root (su) and manually umount /dev/sda1.
> >
> > I am afraid that not unmounting the device would corrupt data (as in
> > Windows without ejecting device). I guess "sync" option helps a bit?!?
> I doubt that you will corrupt any data! I've had 9.1 running for over a
> week now, and have extracted uncounted images taken from my SanDisk Ultra
> II cards with NO problems. NO, I don't mount and unmount. 'Works perfectly.
> Fred
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> "The only secure Microsoft software is what's still
> shrink-wrapped in their warehouse..." (Forno)
My problem is that I have to manually mount. Is that because the card remains
in the slot when I shut down/boot?
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