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Vectorbie Station => Vectorbie Questions => Topic started by: almaquicu on March 14, 2014, 05:58:46 pm

Title: No read USB memory [solved]
Post by: almaquicu on March 14, 2014, 05:58:46 pm
I have a USB memory, and I conect it but the system don´t read, what did we suggest?
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: overthere on March 14, 2014, 08:10:45 pm
Try reboot, login and then plugin

Additional information would be helpful, for example

what version of Vector are you using?

what type usb ie: thumb or hd

do other usb work

does problem usb work on other unit

did you open file manager and look for the drive

This question should be posted to "Vectorbie Questions" not "Faqs" for future referance.
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: almaquicu on March 15, 2014, 09:58:18 am
I  using vector linux light 7.0
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: nightflier on March 15, 2014, 10:11:33 am
It depends which version of Light you have installed. Unless you chose "Barebone", you should get a pop-up when you insert the USB drive.

If nothing happens, open a terminal and su to root. Then issue command "tail -f /var/log/messages" and watch the output as you insert/remove the device.
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: almaquicu on March 16, 2014, 07:11:19 am
I conect and the USB and show this pop up :

udisk functions are not authorized through politicykit
so devmon cannot automont drives. please see
devmons consolekit installation intructions:

http://igurublog.wordpress.com/downloads/scipt-devmon/#install
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: nightflier on March 16, 2014, 01:30:14 pm
The link: http://igurublog.wordpress.com/downloads/script-devmon/ does give some hints and troubleshooting tips.

Are you using the login manager, or launching X from command line?
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: almaquicu on March 16, 2014, 04:21:59 pm
I use log manager
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: nightflier on March 17, 2014, 04:20:06 am
I have to admit this is a new one for me. Apparently there is a problem with policykit (polkit package). Is this a new installation? Could you re-install?
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: almaquicu on March 17, 2014, 12:10:19 pm
It's a new instalation , I have installed devmon using gslapt
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: nightflier on March 17, 2014, 03:43:11 pm
I must assume you installed the Barebone version then. It will take more than just installing devmon to achieve automount.

How about a little more info? What are the specs of your computer? What do you want to do with it?
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: almaquicu on March 19, 2014, 11:56:00 am
My installation is minimal. Before install vdemon I connect my usb y show this:
(http://s2.subirimagenes.com/imagen/previo/thump_8852970vector-linux-light.png)
I do click in open and I show the usb contains.

My system details:

processor intel celeron 430@1.86 ghz
Ram 931 mb

and with the cd something similar happens. I insert it and I don´t see anything.

Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: nightflier on March 19, 2014, 04:31:49 pm
Okay, so you're running the Light version with IceWM, and it used to automount. Then you installed devmon and it stopped working. I would suggest trying to un-install it and see if it returns to normal operation.
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: almaquicu on March 22, 2014, 07:43:45 am
solved Thanks
Title: Re: No read USB memory
Post by: nightflier on March 22, 2014, 01:20:46 pm
Thank you for reporting back on your success.  :)

I will edit the title of your original post and mark it as solved.