The continuing saga of my USB memory key

Daniel Saunders daniel.saunders at
Thu Sep 30 04:20:25 UTC 2004

Ben Novack <bennovack <at>> writes:

> When I plug in my USB key or external HD, it's seen and recognized
> with scsi emulation at sda - but it's not mounted, and my newbie
> attempts to manually mount (sudo mount /dev/sda /mnt/usbdrive) lead to
> complaints that the mountpoint doesn't exist.
Then you need to make the mount point!

sudo mkdir /mnt/usbdrive

should do the trick.


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