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Re: Debian 2.6.12.6-arm1 - adding a usb drive to a LinkStation Live v2

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  • pvanamst
    ... OK, I figured this out : mount -t xfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt/usbdisk1 Just in case somebody else runs into this issue.
    Message 1 of 2 , Dec 21, 2008
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      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, "pvanamst" <pvanamst@...>
      wrote:
      >
      > I recently 'upgraded' from the Buffalo-nas stock firmware v2.10 to the
      > FreeLink Debian unix verion 2.6.12.6-arm1. Under the Buffalo nas
      > firmware I had an external USB drive attached, which I could use with
      > SMB (samba) under \\nas\usbdisk1.
      >
      > Now that I am running Debian linux, I can see the internal SATA drive
      > under the mount point /mnt/disk1, however I can not see /mnt/usbdisk1.
      > I added the automount package to the linux install per the
      > instructions under :
      > http://buffalo.nas-central.org/index.php/Removable_Media_-_Automount
      >
      > Unfortunately the usb drive still does not mount when it is removed
      > and added from the host. When I run 'mount | grep usb' I see the
      > following :
      > usbfs on /proc/bus/usb type usbfs (rw,nosuid,nodev,noexec)
      >
      > However, df only shows the following :
      > Filesystem 1K-blocks Used Available Use% Mounted on
      > rootfs 465244 372328 92916 81% /
      > /dev/root.old 13303 10980 2323 83% /initrd
      > /dev/root 465244 372328 92916 81% /
      > tmpfs 100 0 100 0% /lib/init/rw
      > tmpfs 62920 0 62920 0% /dev/shm
      > tmpfs 10240 8 10232 1% /tmp
      > /dev/sda1 287785 14658 258269 6% /boot
      > /dev/sda6 487184604 406252956 80931648 84% /mnt/disk1
      >
      >
      > How do I get the usb drive to be added so that I can see the disk
      > under /mnt/usbdisk1 ?
      >


      OK, I figured this out :

      mount -t xfs /dev/sdb1 /mnt/usbdisk1

      Just in case somebody else runs into this issue.
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