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Re: [opensuse] Re: Maxtor removable disk not recognized
  • From: "Greg Freemyer" <greg.freemyer@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 09:12:51 -0400
  • Message-id: <87f94c370803120612s5b48a44cw4a2f789ac8ac8291@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Wed, Mar 12, 2008 at 9:02 AM, Cristea Bogdan <cristeab@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
There are no new entries in /dev when connecting the rmv. disk. The
model of the external Maxtor drive is OneTouch 4 Mini and it has a
capacity of 160 GB.

Plug in the drive. Wait a minute or two, then from the command line do

dmesg | tail -20

You should either see an error message or the appearance of a new
/dev/sdX entry.

If you see the new /dev/sdX, try mounting it manually. (mount
/dev/sdX /mnt is the easiest command to try).

I have not had to manually mount with 10.3 that I can recall, but with
older versions it was common for me.

Greg
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