USB Flash Drive

I've been having a problem with writing to flash drives on my Debian box at home. This evening I was yet again trying to write to a flash drive, and I couldn't figure it out. I looked on a number of forums and other places, and most people seemed to be talking about usbmount and most posts were from a few years ago. None of their solutions helped me.

Thankfully, I came across a different solution hidden away on SuperUser. You need to remove the following line from your fstab file:

/dev/sdb1    /media/usb0    auto    rw,user,noauto    0    0

As soon as I did that and plugged my flash drive in again, voila! It worked.

[ Image Credit: TDK USB flash drive by Shou-Hui Wang ]


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