Unable to open usb drive in ubuntu
Amrit Pal Pathak
amritpalpathak1 at gmail.com
Fri Sep 16 14:55:58 UTC 2011
On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 8:22 AM, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 1:15 PM, Amrit Pal Pathak <
> amritpalpathak1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 7:31 AM, Steve Flynn <anothermindbomb at gmail.com>wrote:
>>> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 12:04 PM, Amrit Pal Pathak <
>>> amritpalpathak1 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> My usb being open in windows but in linux (ubuntu),system shows it but
>>>> when i click on it to open,it doesn't open.If i directly try to copy its
>>>> contents ,it gives the error
>>>> "There was an error copying the file into /home/amrit/Desktop"
>>>> "Can't open mountable file"
>>> Post the output of you trying to mount it in a shell / terminal
>>> I didn't mount it through terminal.Because i am unable to find it where
>>> e.g /dev/sda(?).I just connected it to my system.Even after connecting it is
>>> not using it at the desktop as a icon.I had to go in Places=>Computer to see
> I know - this is why I asked you to *try* to mount it through the terminal
> - you'll get to see any error messages which might assist you (and us) in
> determining what the problem is.
> Try this.
> Plug the USB stick in. Hopefully you'll see the access light on the stick,
> if it has one, blink a few times.
> Open the terminal
> type 'mount'
> output is:
amrit at amrit-desktop:~$ mount
/dev/sda8 on / type ext4 (rw,errors=remount-ro)
proc on /proc type proc (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
none on /sys type sysfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
none on /sys/fs/fuse/connections type fusectl (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/debug type debugfs (rw)
none on /sys/kernel/security type securityfs (rw)
none on /dev type devtmpfs (rw,mode=0755)
none on /dev/pts type devpts (rw,noexec,nosuid,gid=5,mode=0620)
none on /dev/shm type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,nodev)
none on /var/run type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
none on /var/lock type tmpfs (rw,noexec,nosuid,nodev)
none on /lib/init/rw type tmpfs (rw,nosuid,mode=0755)
binfmt_misc on /proc/sys/fs/binfmt_misc type binfmt_misc
gvfs-fuse-daemon on /home/amrit/.gvfs type fuse.gvfs-fuse-daemon
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