Sometimes Ubuntu doesn't connect to my external USB drive

Johnny Rosenberg gurus.knugum at
Tue Jul 12 19:11:11 UTC 2011

2011/7/12 NoOp <glgxg at>:
> On 07/12/2011 04:37 AM, Johnny Rosenberg wrote:
>> With Ubuntu 10.10 running and the external drive connected to my USB
>> port, I start the drive (”Power On”), but nothing more happens.
>> What can I do to force Ubuntu to connect to the drive, except at least
>> logging out and then login again?
>> This problem does not happen very often, maybe once out of 100 or so,
>> but still I want to know what I can do to manually ”kick-start” the
>> whole thing.
> ...
> Any info in dmesg or /var/log/syslog etc when it happens?

I'll take a look next time it happens. I have restarted my computer
since then, sorry…

Kind regards

Johnny Rosenberg

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