[ILUG] USB stick mount - which device letter/number?
weeboy at conorwynne.com
Mon Nov 29 14:16:34 GMT 2004
> On Mon, Nov 29, 2004 at 12:56:01PM +0000, John A. Kinsella wrote:
>> I'm sure there is a simple explanation?
>> When I mount my usb stick I just enter (as root)
>> mount -t vfat /dev/sdc1 /mnt/flash
>> but how do I know which letter/number?
> Try cat /proc/scsi/scsi , the information after Host: should tell you
> what device its using, if it says scsi0 , its /dev/sda , if its says
> scsi1 , its /dev/sdb etc. Once you know that, you can fdisk -l /dev/sda
> to see the partitions.
Dont rely on "fdisk -l" at the moment, there is a bugzilla at the mo about
it reporting badly. - cannot be assed looking up the number ;-0
I would do:
dmesg |grep scsi
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