[Techtalk] Vaio -> Mandrake

Scott scott at scottah.com
Fri Aug 16 14:16:28 EST 2002

On Fri, 2002-08-16 at 13:03, Dave North wrote:
> It's a fake kludge usb/scsi device that shows up in /dev as sda1. Here's
> the line from fstab on my vaio (which is a pain compared to yours, as it
> has no builtin anything -- just the pcmcia slot):
> /dev/sda1   /stick   vfat   noauto,user	  0   0
> If you got lucky at all and Mandrake set up the modules correctly, you
> should be able to try:
> mount /dev/sda1 /mnt (with a stick in the slot, of course) and boom.
> ...but I can't remember if they're still using devfs on autopilot, and
> haven't learned how they deal with problems like this. But at least that's
> a pointer in the right direction.

Heh, looks like the easy street came to an end.  No device by that name
and when I check dmesg I don't see any reference to it either.  Still


Scott St. John
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