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    How do I get my 320GB SimpleDrive External Drive to work on OpenSuse 11.1?

    I have a good question, How do I get my 320GB SimpleDrive External Drive to work on OpenSuse 11.1?

    I get this long error message (the computer does see it; but it will not work)

    Can someone help me please, I have been searching the Internet for help and have gotten no where so I am asking this forum for help now...
    Last edited by smolloy; 01-09-2009 at 05:16 AM. Reason: No need for size increase and bold text

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    Linux Guru smolloy's Avatar
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    Welcome to the forums!!

    I hope you don't mind, but I edited your post to remove the size and bold tags.

    Can you tell us the exact error message and what you have tried.
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    Linux Newbie sarlacii's Avatar
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    As smolly says, you'll have to post the error message.

    The new kernels really handle USB flash drives and external HDD's very well. I haven't had a single issue since upgrading to PCLOS2007 running a 2.6.18 kernel (and recently a 2.6.22 version). Everything just works, including my new 1Tb NTFS external HDD. So, hopefully your issue should be something simple.
    Respectfully... Sarlac II
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    This is the phenomenon of time dilation.
    The faster you run, the younger you look, to everyone but yourself.

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