[xubuntu-users] HOW TO MOUNT USB DEVICE
because_productions at myfairpoint.net
Wed Mar 24 14:21:28 GMT 2010
mischa falkenburg wrote:
> Vincent wrote:
>> On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 1:46 PM, mischa falkenburg
>> <because_productions at myfairpoint.net
>> <mailto:because_productions at myfairpoint.net>> wrote:
>> Vincent wrote:
>> > On Tue, Mar 23, 2010 at 1:44 AM, mischa falkenburg
>> > <because_productions at myfairpoint.net
>> <mailto:because_productions at myfairpoint.net>
>> > <mailto:because_productions at myfairpoint.net
>> <mailto:because_productions at myfairpoint.net>>> wrote:
>> > Hello All,
>> > Today's dilemma is WHY doesn't a COBY MPC854 show up
>> either on the
>> > Desktop or on the Places list?
>> > I have a Creative MuVo that shows every time I plug it into
>> the cable.
>> > I'm running 9.04, any ideas?
>> > Thanks, Mischa
>> > You Caps Lock is on ;-)
>> > Anyway, could it be that the MP3-player has multiple modes? I'm not
>> > sure how to describe it but my sister's MP3-player (a Sansa
>> e200 IIRC)
>> > has both a USB mode and some weird music mode or something that did
>> > just about the same as USB but only displayed the music when you
>> > connected it to a Windows computer. On Ubuntu, however, it didn't
>> > work, so you might want to check if it's using USB mode.
>> > Also, could you open Applications->Accessories->Terminal, type
>> > "lsusb", press Enter and send the output?
>> > Regards,
>> > --
>> > Vincent
>> Aww, cummon Vincent...caps lock was only "sorta" ON.
>> Here's the output from lsusb:
>> > Bus 001 Device 002: ID 0451:2046 Texas Instruments, Inc.
>> TUSB2046 Hub
>> > Bus 001 Device 001: ID 1d6b:0001 Linux Foundation 1.1 root hub
>> On the device itself, under USB Mode. there are 2 choices:mtp or msc.
>> OK, in any case you want the MSC mode.
>> Anyway, it looks like it isn't detected at all (though that may be
>> because of MTP mode). It's about as far as I can help you though,
>> hopefully the information up till now will be enough for someone else
>> to work with.
>> You can also check the Ubuntu Community documentation on
>> troubleshooting the mounting of USB, that might help you:
>> Does that help at all?
>> Good luck
> Ok thnx. I'll peruse the Troubleshooting doc when I get back home
Checked the Troubleshooting doc, and ran dmesg out of curiosity....and
near the end got a whole bunch of this:
> FAT: Filesystem panic (dev sdb1)
> fat_get_cluster: invalid cluster chain (i_pos 0)
The device now shows on the desktop since I changed the setting to MSC,
but all the folders are padlocked, and I don't seem to be able to change
that. The are files inside some folders that are mp3. When I try to
change the permissions to read and write, it's denied.
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