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Date:      Sun, 20 Nov 2011 15:14:37 +0100
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        thanos trompoukis <atr0x23@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: The results of your email commands
Message-ID:  <20111120151437.cf3a198a.freebsd@edvax.de>
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On Sun, 20 Nov 2011 13:17:23 +0200, thanos trompoukis wrote:
> I saw that the usb device is like a scsi  "da"
> so now I am trying this:
> # mount -t msdosfs /dev/da0 /mnt/usb
> mount_msdosfs: /dev/da0: Invalid argument
> now what?  how I have to refered on my usb device?
> I do not understand a word here....!

Depending on he partitioning of the USB media,
it's possible to access /dev/da0s1 instead of
/dev/da0. The command

	# fdisk da0

lists the partitioning information. According
to the example above, you can

	# mount -t msdosfs /dev/da0s1 /mnt/usb

There is a section in the FreeBSD Handbook
discussing the topic of how to access MS-DOS
formatted media per USB.



-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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