USB drive and SD card mount failure.
Samuel Thurston, III
sam.thurston at gmail.com
Mon Nov 12 02:34:48 UTC 2007
No luck. See below:
On Nov 11, 2007 3:10 PM, Rapael Morcha <raphael.morcha at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Nov 11, 2007 at 08:44:30AM -0600, Samuel Thurston, III wrote:
> > Hiya,
> > Since upgrading to 7.10, my USB drives and SD cards no longer automount. On
> > connect, i get the message:
> > Cannot mount volume.
> > Unable to mount the volume
> > Details >>
> > mount: wong fs type, bad option, bad superblock on /dev/sdb1, missing
> > codepage or helper progra, or other error. In some cases useful info is
> > found in syslog - try
> > dmesg | tail or so
> > So, dmesg says:
> > [682445.710000] sdb: Mode Sense: 03 00 00 00
> > [682445.710000] sdb: assuming drive cache: write through
> > [682445.712000] SCSI device sdb: 1994385 512-byte hdwr sectors (1021 MB)
> > [682445.713000] sdb: Write Protect is off
> > [682445.713000] sdb: Mode Sense: 03 00 00 00
> > [682445.713000] sdb: assuming drive cache: write through
> > [682445.713000] sdb: sdb1
> > [682445.717000] sd 4:0:0:0: Attached scsi removable disk sdb
> > [682445.717000] sd 4:0:0:0: Attached scsi generic sg2 type 0
> > [682445.992000] FAT: Unrecognized mount option "usefree" or missing value
> > What seems to be the problem here, and how do i remedy it? I can manually
> Your sdb1 partition seems to be recognised.Make sure you have hal and gnome-volume-manager installed.
> raphael at f9:[~] sudo apt-get install hal gnome-volume-manager;
already had these installed
> Try mounting now. If even after installing them, it doesn't like to mount, delete the option marked (1) (i.e., "usefree") below from your /etc/fstab file.
> raphael at f9:[~] sudo gedit /etc/fstab
> <<<now delete the option "usefree">>>
> for e.g., "/dev/sdb7 /mnt/veryphat vfat (1)<<usefree>>,defaults 0 0"
I don't have any entry like this. all of my fstab entries are UUID=
such and so forth. do i need to add this? will it work as well for my
SD slot if i do? if i have both connected i would think this would
cause a problem.
> Try remounting mount;
> raphael at f9:[~] sudo mount -a;
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