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Re: [opensuse] how to install usb external disk
  • From: Mike McMullin <mwmcmlln@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 23 Dec 2006 16:58:29 -0500
  • Message-id: <1166911110.5921.10.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2006-12-23 at 20:40 +0100, Leendert Meyer wrote:
> On Saturday 23 December 2006 20:23, Primm wrote:
> > When I plug it in nothing happens. Trying to mount /dev/sda gives:
> >
> > mount /dev/sda /mnt
> > mount: No medium found
>
> This is like mounting a CDROM with no CD in it.
>
> Instead of sda, you should use dm-0 or dm-1.

Leen, don't USB-drives normally show up as sd? I have one and under
10.0 it is sda, with partitions at sda1, sda2 and sda3, which mount at
usbdisk and usbdisk_1. (One of these partitions is actually a SWAP
partition so only the two mounts.)

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