usb flash disk?

Taylor, ForrestX forrestx.taylor at
Wed Dec 31 22:53:20 UTC 2003

Tom Diehl wrote:
> Hi all,
> Does anyone know the magic incantation that I need to put into
> /etc/modules.conf to get the usb-storage to load automagically
> when I plug it in? If I do modprobe usb-storage it gets detected
> as sda. I just cannot seem to get it to load automatically.

hotplug should automatically probe the USB devices.  Look at 
/var/log/messages and see if hotplug doesn't recognize the drive.  If 
not, you may need to add it to /etc/hotplug/usb.distmap.


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