[PC-BSD Testing] PCBSD 9.0-RC1 USB Mount Problem (continued)

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue Nov 1 08:10:00 PDT 2011

On 10/26/2011 15:18, Ian Robinson wrote:
> Ian Robinson previous said:
> Re:  USB mounting -- Although the system recognizes that a USB thumb
> drive or USB hard disk has been connected (and little graphic window
> pops up near the clock), the system generates an error and will not
> mount USB stick or USB [hard] drive.
> Following up on this, the USB stick was formated FAT32; the USB Hard
> Disk was formatted NTFS.  The specific error message for the FAT32
> memory stick was:
> "An error occurred while accessing '244.7 MB Removable Media', the
> system responded: org.freebsd.HAL.Device.Volume.UnknownFailure: 
> mount_msdosfs:  C: no such file or directory"
> I can mount the drives from the command line. 
> Since one must be root to execute a mount, I thus wonder whether this
> is a rights issue where the mounting routine requires some switch to
> root to complete the mount.   I do not remember having this problem
> with the BETA versions.
> -- 
> Ian Robinson
> Salem, Ohio
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Fixed this for RC2. In the meantime you can fix by editing /etc/profile
and /etc/csh.cshrc. Make sure to un-comment the LANG=en_US.UTF-8 in both.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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