[CentOS] USB device not detected (CentOS 4.7)

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Tue Apr 28 18:01:06 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-04-28 at 09:48 -0700, Bart Schaefer wrote:
> I recently purchased an I/O Magic USB enclosure for 3.5" IDE hard
> drive.  Has anyone else used one of these?  It works fine with
> Windows, except of course that Windows can't read the ext2 partitions
> on the disk I put into the enclosure.  CentOS4 can't find the device,
> much less access the drive -- it doesn't show up in "lsusb" output,
> although the active light on the enclosure is on solid.  I have other
> USB external drives (Maxtor OneTouch and WD MyBook) that work with
> CentOS4.
check what it says about the drive in dmesg after you plugged it in.


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