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Re: [opensuse] Maxtor removable disk not recognized
  • From: Mark <mrk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Mar 2008 09:14:59 -0400
  • Message-id: <47D7D753.7040304@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Cristea Bogdan wrote:
In openSuSE 10.3 my Maxtor removable disk is not recognized. In
Windows the disk is recognized and has ntfs file system. dmesg shows
no message and no file-like object does not appear in /dev folder. Any
ideas how to solve this issue?

I had a similar issue with openSuSE 10.2 and a Seagate FreeAgent USB drive. It appears that during the OS installation it did not create mount points for USB drives. After the mount points /dev/sd and /dev/sda were created the drive was recognized.

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