On Mon, 06 Aug 2007 22:09:36 +0100, John Austin wrote: > On Mon, 2007-08-06 at 16:26 -0400, Mike - EMAIL IGNORED wrote: >> [quoted text muted] > > Mine looks like this > brw-r----- 1 root disk 8, 32 2007-08-06 21:54 /dev/sdc > brw-r----- 1 root disk 8, 33 2007-08-06 21:54 /dev/sdc1 > > You only mention the "whole" disk /dev/sdb > Hopefully /dev/sdb1 is there > > Mine auto mounts and shows up as follows > /dev/sdc1 on /media/WIN98 type vfat (rw,nosuid,nodev,noatime,uhelper=hal,uid=202,utf8,shortname=lower) > > If /dev/sdb1 is there and not mounted then mount it as suggested by Randy > > If no /dev/sdb1 or similar then have a look with fdisk - but be careful! > > fdisk can do very nasty things to your stick/disk > Stick to p for print and q for quit for now. > > > Again mine looks like this > > [[email protected] ~]# fdisk /dev/sdc > > Command (m for help): p > > Disk /dev/sdc: 999 MB, 999816704 bytes > 255 heads, 63 sectors/track, 121 cylinders > Units = cylinders of 16065 * 512 = 8225280 bytes > > Device Boot Start End Blocks Id System > /dev/sdc1 * 1 122 976352 c W95 FAT32 (LBA) > Partition 1 has different physical/logical endings: > phys=(120, 254, 63) logical=(121, 141, 19) > > Command (m for help): q > > [[email protected] ~]# > > > John The only /dev/sdb* is /dev/sdb . No /dev/sdb1 appears. Noting your admonition to be careful, I took a look at man fdisk . It appears the appropriate command on my version of fdisk is: fdisk -l /dev/sdb It returns, having printed nothing. Mike.