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# 1  
Old 11-16-2007
Power external USB detection problems

I have seagate USB 2.0 HDD which was working good on my windows system

Recently I have started using red hat Linux 2.6.9-55.0.12.EL (i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux)

The USB is not at all detected in Linux even if I reboot with it attached to the PC. The same can be detected on any Windows system.

Please help as am runnin out of space and I need to copy imp data to the external HDD
# 2  
Old 11-19-2007
I have no issues mounting any external flash, usb or else drive on RHEL, Fedora 8. Do you have X installed, or this is a server ? If you have X/Kde/Gnome, probably the automount daemon isn't started, for the server version try to mount the disk with "mount" with the respective parameters.
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Old 11-19-2007
Does it appear in the dmesg listing?

What file format are you intending to use on the USB drive?

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