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by ascotguy
Mon Nov 12, 2012 9:07 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mounting USB Drive
Replies: 6
Views: 2298

Re: Mounting USB Drive

Thanks for all your help. I now have it working - not really sure what I did.

I think the main thing was to format the usb drive as ntfs on my windows machine works.
by ascotguy
Thu Nov 08, 2012 8:42 am
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mounting USB Drive
Replies: 6
Views: 2298

Re: Mounting USB Drive

Thanks, I will try NTFS.

The only machine I have plugged the USB drive into is my PI but it may have been preformatted.

Is there any way to check the forward and if need be, any way to reformat to a different fs type?

Thanks,
by ascotguy
Wed Nov 07, 2012 8:36 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: Mounting USB Drive
Replies: 6
Views: 2298

Mounting USB Drive

I have a 16gb HP USB drive I am trying to mount automatically. I have been following this thread - http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=21738&p=206459 I have the following line in /etc/fstab /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbhd ext4 auto,user,rw,exe 0 3 But when I use "mount -a". I get; mount: wro...

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