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    USB flash drive in linux

    Hello fellows
    i am here with another problem
    i want to use usb drive in linux.i have kingston's 128 MB flash drive.
    i have tried to mount it .also setting the fstab file .
    but in vain .the following log messges are recorded:
    hub.c: new USB device 00:1d.7-3, assigned address 2
    usb.c: USB device 2 (vend/prod 0x930/0x651c) is not claimed by any active driver.
    SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
    Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
    usb.c: registered new driver usb-storage
    scsi0 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
    WARNING: USB Mass Storage data integrity not assured
    USB Mass Storage device found at 2
    USB Mass Storage support registered.
    usb.c: USB disconnect on device 00:1d.7-3 address 2
    so please tell me what to do.
    prayers and thanks in advance.

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    Linux User geese's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Florida / Trinidad W.I.
    i'm not sure what u can do. I'm running SUSE 9.1 and it automaticaly detects my flash drive, - works perfectly.

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    Linux Guru AlexK's Avatar
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    Feb 2005
    There are a few things you can try:
    1. See if the drive worksunder windows. If it does, backup data and format it as a FAT file system NOT FAT32. Now try under linux.
    2. If this doesn't work, plug the drive in before the system boots. For me, this is the only way I can get my drive recognised in Linux. Note some programs may refuse to run when trying this method (Konqueror, Control Center to name a few)

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