USB removable media problem

R Kimber rkimber at
Fri Jul 15 08:48:25 UTC 2005

On Thu, 14 Jul 2005 16:31:41 -0400
Todd Deshane <deshantm at> wrote:

> > some reason /dev/sda4 isn't created at boot. In the good old days /
> > dev was automatically stuffed with entries like that and mounting
> > was straightforward ;-)
> The whole point of hotplug and udev and the rest of project utopia is
> that you don't have the all the hundreds of entries in /dev that you
> don't use and everything is supposed to just work. 

"Supposed to ...."
With the massive amounts of filestore available nowadays, I'd happily
trade a few megs for "guaranteed to"  :)

> Maybe this thread could give some help...
> It is for IDE, but as far as I can tell you are getting the usb part
> to be detected.

Thanks.  I'll look at it. Yes, it's not a USB issue.

- Richard
Richard Kimber

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