[Techtalk] Vaio -> Mandrake

Sophie sophie at cats.meow.at
Fri Aug 16 22:00:16 EST 2002

On Fri, Aug/16/02 02:16:28PM -0400, Scott wrote:
> 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
> trying.

Can you not just MAKEDEV it?

- sophie

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