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    USB flashdisk


    I don┤t think I changed anything. My flashdisk always worked like my cdroms, when I connect it a icon automatically appears on my desktop and it is automatically mounted. No problems. When I removed it, the icon dissapears. Now I can┤t get it to supermount. I changed all the settings I could in Ęconfigure your computer, mount points sectionĘ. I also tried editing my etc/fstab file. Now I must explicidly mount it each time at Ęconfigure your computer, mount points sectionĘ. And worse, if I try to copy anything to my flashdisk konquerer tells me access denied. Can anyone please help me?

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    Linux Guru Cabhan's Avatar
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    Could you please paste your /etc/fstab file here?

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    # This file is edited by fstab-sync - see 'man fstab-sync' for details
    /dev/sda1 / ext3 defaults 1 1
    /dev/sda6 /Media ext3 defaults 1 2
    /dev/sda7 /home ext3 defaults 1 2
    none /mnt/LOLA supermount dev=/dev/sdb1,fs=vfat,--,umask=0,user,sync 0 0
    /dev/hdf /mnt/cdrom auto umask=0,user,iocharset=utf8,noauto,ro,exec,users 0 0
    /dev/hdh /mnt/cdrom2 iso9660 user,iocharset=utf8,noauto,ro,exec 0 0
    none /mnt/floppy supermount dev=/dev/fd0,fs=ext2:vfat,--,umask=0,iocharset=utf8,sync 0 0
    /dev/hdc1 /mnt/win_c vfat umask=0,iocharset=utf8 0 0
    /dev/hde1 /mnt/win_c2 vfat umask=0,iocharset=utf8 0 0
    /dev/hdg1 /mnt/win_c3 vfat umask=0,iocharset=utf8 0 0
    /dev/hde5 /mnt/win_d vfat umask=0,iocharset=utf8 0 0
    none /proc proc defaults 0 0
    /dev/sda5 swap swap defaults 0 0

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    I assume this is your flash drive:
    none /mnt/LOLA supermount dev=/dev/sdb1,fs=vfat,--,umask=0,user,sync 0 0
    [code]none /mnt/LOLA supermount dev=/dev/sdb1,fs=vfat,--,umask=0,iocharset=iso8859-1,sync,codepage=850 0 0[code]

    try that and see how it goes.[/code]

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    Do you mean change it to:
    /none /mnt/LOLA supermount dev=/dev/sdb1,fs=vfat,--,umask=0,iocharset=iso8859-1,sync,codepage=850 0 0

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    yes

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    yes

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    I just tried that and the situation stays the same?

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    try this, delete the line in fstab concerning the usb flash drive
    turn off your computer.
    plug in the usb drive,
    turn on the computer
    see what happens.

    I know this sounds like a series of windows style instructions, but thats all i can think of to force Mandriva to redetect the drive with what it thinks should be the correct parameters.

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    Thanks AlexK that actually worked. Everything is working fine again.

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