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Pink Floyd 1337
I have a 256 MB USB Flash Drive (Lexar) Which works plug-and-play with Windows.

Problem is, Linux doesn't recognize it. Not that I expected it to, but it would be quite cool if it did.

Is there any way to make Linux see the flash drive?
Pink Floyd 1337
Oh, it's Mandrake Linux by the way.
Jim
Actually, you can configuer mandrake to auto-mount it. When I get back to my system I will tell you exactly how to do it. But for now, this will get you going.

Go to you /mnt folder and make a new directory, say usbkey

mkdir usbkey

than plug your key in and give it a sec, than run this command

mount -t vfat /dev/sda1 /mnt/usbkey

now you can change into the usbkey folder and you should be rocken. To unmount it type

umount /mnt/usbkey

That will get you going if you need it now, when I get home I will tell you how to auto-mount it.
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