USB Memory Stick not Automounting (or manually mounting)

Rick Knight rick_knight at
Thu Apr 30 15:12:12 UTC 2009

Rick Knight wrote:
> Due to a hard drive crash, I've had to re-install Kubuntu 8.04 to a bare 
> drive. Everything is working so far except that I cannot get my USB 
> Memory Sticks to automount, nor am I able to mount them manually. I've 
> installed autofs but that didn't help. I've run "sudo tail -f 
> /var/log/messages" and watched the output while inserting the Memory 
> Stick, but there is no response. This has always just worked in the past 
> so I'm not sure what to do to fix the problem. Anyone able to offer any 
> help?
> Thanks,
> Rick
Can someone please help me with this? I am unable to access anything on 
USB memory sticks.


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