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    usb listing


    I've plugged a usb stick into my server.

    cat /proc/partitions

    8 0 1981440 sda
    8 1 990720 sda1
    8 2 436288 sda2
    However when I do

    ls /dev/sd*

    I'm sure I got no other devices connected that /dev/sdb would point to

    cd /sys/block/sda

    [root@footy sda]# ll
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jul 18 16:27 device -> ../../devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:03.2/usb1/1-1/1-1:1.0/host0/target0:0:0/0:0:0:0

    [root@footy sda]# cd /sys/block/sdb
    [root@footy sdb]# ll
    lrwxrwxrwx 1 root root 0 Jul 18 16:27 device -> ../../devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:03.2/usb1/1-1/1-1:1.0/host0/target0:0:0/0:0:0:1
    What does this imply, sdb linked to sda?

    Thanks in advance
    Last edited by ub007; 07-19-2011 at 05:26 AM.

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