[PC-BSD Testing] Can't mount USB card reader

doverosx at gmail.com doverosx at gmail.com
Sat Nov 28 10:36:10 PST 2009


Rod Clark wrote:
> On Sat, 28 Nov 2009, Jeff wrote:
>> mount_msdosfs: /dev/da3: : Invalid argument
>
> Jeff,
>
> Specifying the slice ("s1") should get it to work. Try
>
>   mount -t msdosfs /dev/da3s1 /media/usb
>
> Rod
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Kris is right, that should work.

Remember, daX is the block device and sX is the slice or partition. One 
drive you can have s1-s8, but can only have one daX name refer to one 
hard drive. This may be better explained in the FreeBSD handbook.


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