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Re: How do I mount existing usb drives?

nottobay <> writes:

> Bit of a newb question, but I'm trying to mount my brother's usb drive on
> my system I have figured out what the device name and format is but when I
> go to mount it says something about drive not configured, how would I fix
> that without reformatting the drive?

Figure out what device it attaches with using dmesg.  Then:

  fdisk sd0
  disklabel sd0

and then probably

  mount -t msdos /dev/sd0e /mnt

but it really depends on how it is.  If not, paste the reults from
fdisk/disklabel, your mount command and the exact error and reply (to
the list).

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